This Machine Kills Secrets, by Andy Greenberg: A Book Review


This Machine Kills Secrets: How Wikileaks, Cypherpunks, and Hacktivists Aim to Free the World’s Information. Andy Greenberg. Dutton Press. Hardback. $12. A dilemma looms. How much of what an organization does should remain private? If the organization crosses the line and become corrupt, how best to protect the privacy and identity of the whistleblower? I…

What Is Facebook Bankruptcy?


In 2003 or 2004, I can’t remember which year, I signed up for Facebook. I found people who I remembered from my past, people I knew at that time, and people who shared similar interests of mine. Facebook allowed me, like everyone, to share sites, information, jokes, etc. Keeping up with the lives of friends,…

>Social Media v. The World


> Did Social Media cause the demise of the Tunisian government? Did Social Media cause the demise of the reign of Hosni Mubarak in Egypt? No; and Social Media is not causing the demise the reign of Mohammar Qaddafi in Libya, for that matter, either. Protests in these countries were not caused by Social Media.…