Christopher Swift

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Glenn Greenwald's Pulse-Pounding Tale of Breaking the Snowden Leaks

In June 2013, Edward Snowden was sitting in his room at the Mira hotel in Hong Kong, watching the world react to the first of his explosive leaks …

Bickham Script: The Allure of the Vintage Form

George Bickham (1684–1758) published one of the best-known English writing manuals, <i>The Universal Penman</i>, in 1741. His aim was to ease the learning …

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Black testified that Bruner confessed to shooting Moore with one of two guns he had taken to the parking lot of the Northstar Stadium 14 theaters on …

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New Malware Can Jump Air Gaps Using Inaudible Sound

A team of computer scientists has developed a new breed of malware, which can leap between devices using inaudible audio signals—then covertly …

Activists Plan Nationwide Walmart Protests for Black Friday

OUR Walmart, the group behind last year’s Black Friday activism, has promised even more actions this year with 1,500 protests scheduled at stores all …

Kid-friendly cities: the importance of walking to school

Miscellaneous: A blog of rare doodles and handprints found in scanned e-books

When arguing in favour of the unbeatable experience of print, many point to the manifestations of human interaction which leave their marks on books …

50 Books That Define the Past Five Years in Literature

Five years ago this month saw the publication of Roberto Bolaño’s <i>2666</i> in English — which made it one of those rare moments when you could walk into a …

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova of Pussy Riot's prison letters to Slavoj Žižek

Photograph: David Levene/AFP/Getty/Guardian<p>'We are the children of Dionysus, sailing in a barrel and not ­recognising any authority' … Nadezhda Tolokonnikova of Pussy Riot writing to Slavoj Žižek. Photograph: David …