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Teaching the 'fourth literacy': Codery goes live
Call me hacker.
| June 29, 2012
The Overdub Tampering Committee
Armed with an idea, a hastily written manifesto, a press release, and some software to disguise my computer's IP address, I was able to raise the question, "How do you know that what you're illegally downloading is the actual music it claims to be?" This
How a group of Boston musicians exacted their weird price from the world of online music sharing — without actually doing a thing
| February 17, 2012
At the Hardware Hackathon: the Kegerator goes digital
One team turns a glowing tube of epoxy into a prototype for the next generation of lava lamps. Another rewires a Home Depot doorbell to send tweets, rather than ring. A third team wants to use Xbox to create a virtual dance floor.
| February 03, 2012
Rupert Murdoch's Watergate
Murdoch is a tycoon of darkness. Aside from his handful of quality publications — the Wall Street Journal, the Times of London, the Times Literary Supplement, and the Australian — his News Corporation specializes in smears, sensationalism, and mendacity
| July 15, 2011
The Big Hurt: Hack Is Wack (is wack)
If you thought Sex Pistols Perfume was the unlikeliest endorsement I'd lay on you this month, think again.
Snoop Dogg takes a bite out of cybercrime
| September 24, 2010
When many Mainers think of "cybersecurity," they probably remember the 2008 HANNAFORD SECURITY BREACH , when 4.2 million credit- and debit-card numbers were stolen from shoppers at the grocery chain's stores.
| September 03, 2010
Hacking into pie
John Duksta's latest bit of high-tech wizardry — a machine that would aid in the creation of circuit boards — fell a bit short.
| September 11, 2009
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