Cyberculture agenda: “The Snowden Treaty

The US’s Campaign Against Encryption Is Based on Blind Faith in Silicon Valley Stanford Center for Internet and Society by Center for Internet and Society Date published: September 22, 2015 “”The unanimous conclusion—the scientific consensus—in industry, in academia, and even among government experts is that there is a significant security risk associated with facilitating government access … Read more

Literati roundup: Interstellar understanding sources… Machine-Learning Algorithm Ranks the World’s Most Notable Authors

Machine-Learning Algorithm Ranks the World’s Most Notable Authors  MIT Technology Review Deciding which books to digitise when they enter the public domain is tricky; unless you have an independent ranking of the most notable authors.   Revealed: The Lost Chapter of Interstellar Wired Top Stories by Christopher Nolan & Sean Gordon Murphy Before Cooper left his daughter … Read more

Anthropology roundup: “On Ethnographic Knowability…Neuroanthropology of ethics… Anthropologists Offer Insights and Solutions to the Ebola Crisis…

On Ethnographic Knowability Savage Minds: Notes and Queries in Anthropology — A Group Blog by Carole McGranahan This entry is part 11 of 11 in the Fall 2014 Writer’s Workshop series. (Savage Minds is pleased to post this essay by guest author Catherine Besteman as part of our Writer’s Workshop series. Catherine is Francis F. … Read more