The Government is Unprepared as Peru’s Heavy Rains Unleash Lethal Landslides
Vehicles caught in the avalanche in Chosica. Ph oto  by Adrian Johemir Fernandez Yauri on…
Ask Slashdot: Who’s Going To Win the Malware Arms Race?
An anonymous reader writes: We've been in a malware arms race since the 1990s. Malicious hackers keep building new viruses, worms, and trojan horses,…
‘Industrie 4.0′: How European companies can really benefit
Digitisation could be an opportunity for European countries to wrest back production and manufacturing they have lost to regions such as…
Thanks Susanne Kalkowski
Thanks Susanne Kalkowski In memory of Marshall Rosenberg When I started watching the memorial I suddenly had the impulse to take this picture to post…
We’re Making Our Kids Miserable in School
By allowing the pursuit of money to guide our educational practices, we have miseducated everyone. This is an excerpt from  The End of the Rainbow:…
The internet is turning on Trevor Noah, the guy who’s replacing Jon Stewart on ‘The Daily Show,’ after discovering some of his old tweets
Early Monday morning it was announced that Trevor Noah , a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa, would be replacing Jon Stewart on "The Daily…
Digital rights and freedoms: Part 1
Under the rubric of state security on the one hand and commercial openness on the other, we are being lulled into an online world of fear and control…
Erdogan’s Assault on Freedom
That incident claimed around 40 lives. Yet the bill is vague enough to ensnare nonviolent protesters, and that’s no accident. It’s also of a…
Russia has a sweatshop full of paid internet trolls who spread propaganda in 12-hour shifts
There are thousands of fake accounts on Twitter, Facebook, LiveJournal, and vKontakte, all increasingly focused on the war in Ukraine. Many emanate…