Maduro Survives Alleged Assassination Attempt

Explosions at 17:41 local time in Caracas cut short a Venezuelan military ceremony, in an alleged attempt on President Nicolás Maduro’s life. Seven military personnel have reportedly been injured in the attack. Footage from Channel NTN24 Venezuela Furthermore, grenades exploding…

BitFi: Unhackable, for Specific Definitions of “Hack”

BitFi and John McAfee aren’t having a good week. It started, in the way many information security bug-bounties started. An announcement was made on July 24th by John McAfee regarding a $100,000 bounty for anyone who was able to hack…

Pamphlet Wars: the Culture of Debate

Where we once had to purchase thousands of leaves of paper, and hours of time from our local printing-press operator, we now find ourselves in a world of computers and mobile phones, of rich-text media and high-definition video; distribution of ideas is not done by printing a pamphlet and hiring a pamphlet girl to hand out printed and stapled copies of a booklet, but rather through producing a video essay or writing in a blog…