Matthew Fergus

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Why The Apple Versus FBI Debate Matters In A Globalized World

Lost among all of the breathless headlines and hyperbole about the Apple versus FBI debate over the last few weeks is the global context in which this goliath versus goliath conflict is happening. Global companies like Apple build products that are sold all over the world, meaning that the FBI’s …

Privacy

Is Apple Inc. vs. the FBI Really About China?

<b>Apple</b> is receiving lots of media attention for denying the FBI's request to unlock an iPhone used by a terrorist in the San Bernardino shooting last December. Apple has argued that doing so would violate First Amendment rights, expose its users to more hackers, and set a "very dangerous precedent" …

What's Next for Apple as Its Battle With the FBI Plays Out in Washington?

Some 40 companies and associations are expected to file friend-of-the-court briefs Thursday.<p>During a marathon Congressional hearing, Apple declined to propose its own legislative solution for striking the proper balance between a citizen’s right to privacy and security and law enforcement’s need …

Privacy

Samsung Still Isn't Apple's Friend in FBI Battle

Samsung may agree with Apple and its stance on data privacy, but that doesn’t mean it’ll publicly support its archrival.<p>In an emailed statement to</i> …

Privacy

'Banksy' house in Cheltenham put up for sale

<b>A house with a famous Banksy mural painted on it has been put up for sale.</b><p>The property in Cheltenham, with the Spy Booth artwork on it, has a guide price of £210,000.<p>The mural, on the Fairview Road house, has been the target of thieves, been fought over and vandalised since it appeared in …

Streetwear

Surrealist Sculptures by Ellen Jewett Effortlessly Combine Animals With Their Fantastical Surroundings | Colossal

<p>Ellen Jewett (previously) effortlessly blends animals with elements from their environments, creating ceramic pieces that often balance unexpected …

Art

Residential Murals Mix Signature Street Art Styles With Elements of Island Life | Colossal

<p>Recently several street artists including Gorg One, Seth Globepainter, and Meo gathered for a street art festival on Reunion Island to turn the La …

STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Gets a CALVIN & HOBBES Style Mashup Art Series

Artist Creates Stunning Hyperrealistic Drawing Of Rey From ‘Star Wars’

<b>Artist</b> Heather Rooney, who previously amazed us with her impressive hyperrealistic drawing of Ellen DeGeneres’s Oscar selfie, returns with this …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

These Intricate Island Castle Drawings Will Make You Dizzy

Aaron Wolf’s attention to detail will hypnotize you.<p>.<p>Whole civilizations seem to teeter on the precipices of tiny islands: huts, trees, bridges, and palaces are woven together in these über-detailed sketches by Vancouver-based illustrator Aaron Wolf. The pieces in his collection <i>A Delicate Balance</i> …

Drawing

Living in the Long: Art & Engineering Peers Into Our Future - Facts So Romantic

When was the last time you awoke right at the first peak of day? Or put away your work simply because night was falling?<p>We are less and less tied to …

San Francisco

Astronaut pictures from ISS give a unique perspective on 2015

An out-of-this-world view: Breathtaking pictures captured by astronauts on the International Space Station give a unique perspective on Earth's …

Space

See the entire universe captured in just one image

Using NASA images and logarithmic maps that wrangle huge expanses of space into manageable size, a South American artist has created a glorious image of the entire universe.<p>Pablo Carlos Budassi came up with the idea while decorating hexaflexagons (strips of paper folded into six-sided figures) for …

Universe

Banksy Has Painted A New Picture Of Steve Jobs To Celebrate Refugees

"We're often led to believe migration is a drain on the country's resources, but Steve Jobs was the son of a Syrian migrant," the anonymous artist said in a statement.<p>His full statement reads: "We're often led to believe migration is a drain on the country's resources, but Steve Jobs was the son of …