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Election Violence in the United States Is a Clear and Present Danger
Americans expect election-related instability in faraway countries. Here’s how it could happen at home.
Opinion: What Europe fears most about the US election
Europe, but particularly France and Germany, recognize that the future of the trans-Atlantic relationship, the very nature of the Atlantic alliance, could depend on the outcome of the US presidential election, writes David Andelman.
JR East offers test ride for ALFA-X experimental shinkansen
These! All over Europe, please and thank you.
Techjournalist Daniël Verlaan: ‘Sommige mensen zijn wel erg naïef’
[.. ]schreef een boek over de gevaren van internet. Hij wil mensen bang maken, maar ook weer niet té bang. ‘Als je iets niet begrijpt is het al snel eng.’
A room, a bar and a classroom
how the coronavirus is spread through the air
Make Me A Zombie!
Taking Back Our Privacy
Moxie Marlinspike, the founder of the end-to-end encrypted messaging service Signal, is “trying to bring normality to the Internet.”
Signature Matching Is the 'Witchcraft' of Elections
The Widening Responsibility for Front-End Developers
Why FTP Could Soon Disappear from the Internet
The beating heart of the early internet may have been FTP, or file transfer protocol. But after 50 years of mainstream use, its demise may be imminent.
Cory Doctorow: ‘Technologists have failed to listen to non-technologists’
The tech activist on his new sci-fi novel and why we mustn’t treat the moral downsides of social media as a necessary evil
Why you should write
Be a creator, not just a consumer
SVG Favicon Maker
Build a letter-based favicon like most big tech companies, or be playful and create an emoji-based favicon.
Driving the 2021 Cadillac Escalade was one of the most stressful experiences of my life - The Verge
While driving the Escalade, I felt as if I could barely stay in my own lane. The massive width (6.75 feet, not including the mirrors) had me in a cold sweat while driving on narrow, two-lane suburban roads.
The most important science fiction books of the last 15 years