Why filming police violence has done nothing to stop it
The murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers was captured on video, not once but half a dozen times. As we try to understand why a police officer continued compressing a man’s neck and spine for minutes after he’d lost consciousness, we have footage from security cameras at Cup Foods, where Floyd allegedly paid…
10 of the best words in the world (that don't translate into English)
As millions head abroad, our correspondents pick out the words that for them speak volumes about the countries they love and live in
Facial Recognition And License Plate Readers: Here Are The Surveillance Tools Used By The Minneapolis Police Department
As protesters demonstrate in Minneapolis in response to George Floyd's death, law enforcement agencies have access to a host of surveillance tools that could make it easier to target and find them.
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Cops hate encryption but the NSA loves it when you use PGP
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Shuffle: Infinite music playback
A web app which plays a random song from YouTube.
Why all world maps are wrong
The History of Electronic Music in 476 Tracks (1937-2001)
Photo of Karlheinz Stockhausen by Kathinka Pasveer via Wikimedia Commons You may hear the phrase “electronic music” and think of superstar dubstep DJs in funny helmets at beachside celebrity parties.
Protecting yourself from "Zoombombing" boils down to two things: controlling who can enter your meeting, and keeping your meeting ID private. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/04/harden-your-zoom-settings-protect-your-privacy-and-avoid-trolls
The Door of Perception
Deep Learning for Guitar Effect Emulation
Since the 1940s, electric guitarists, keyboardists, and other instrumentalists have been using effects pedals, devices that modify the sound of the original audio source. Typical effects include distortion, compression, chorus, reverb, and delay. Early effects pedals consisted of basic analog circuits, often along with vacuum tubes, which were later replaced with transistors.
A Book of Creatures
A Complete Guide to Entities of Myth, Legend, and Folklore
Move Fast and Roll Your Own Crypto: A Quick Look at the Confidentiality of Zoom Meetings - The Citizen Lab
This report examines the encryption that protects meetings in Zoom and finds that they have made their own encryption scheme and has significant weaknesses.
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