Fascinating article, perhaps real: “He Was a Hacker for the NSA and He Was Willing to Talk. I Was Willing to Listen.”

Glenn Norman

Mr. Robot has spawned or reinforced a dozen stereotypes about hacker-types. A lot of them are pretty unfortunate, like the association of hacking with mental illness. This article goes deep on a reporter’s interviews with a post-CIA hacker willing to talk about “the business.” https://theintercept.com/2016/06/28/he-was-a-hacker-for-the-nsa-and-he-was-willing-to-talk-i-was-willing-to-listen/

Swarm Steps — The Cheatsheet For Social Change

Rob Sutherland

This weeks’ guest post is by Rob Sutherland, Coder, Analyst, Writer, SF Fan. Derived from ‘Swarmwise’ by Rick Falkvinge and edited and formatted by Rob Sutherland, this article offers some terrific insights into how groups form and accomplish goals. Isn’t that what we’re trying to do here? What is a Swarm? A swarm is a …