Jesse Alexander

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White people abandon diverse neighborhoods for racial, not economic reasons

When people of color move into a community, white people tend to move out. This phenomenon—known as “white flight”—is well-established in sociological research. It has, however, been much harder to come to a definitive conclusion as to why this happens.<p>On one side of the debate, researchers say …

Race & Ethnicity

Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Racism Represents an American Tradition

President Trump has inspired widespread outrage and disgust with his crude, racist disparagement of Haiti, El Salvador and African nations and the predominantly black and brown immigrants from these places.<p>As horrifying as this remark was, his groundbreaking transparency provides an opportunity. …

Police Officer Todd Shaw Lost Job For 'Highly Disturbing Racist' Comments

An assistant police chief with the Louisville Metro Police Department was fired for sending racist messages on Facebook to a recruit who sought his …

Fascist fighters or thugs? The rise of Antifa

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A ‘pro-white’ town manager wants races to separate, rails against Islam — and refuses to quit

By Kristine Phillips<p>, Reporter<p>Not many people have heard of Jackman, a small Maine town of fewer than 1,000 people not far from the Canadian border.<p>That was until this week, when media outlets began publishing stories about Jackman’s town manager, a 37-year-old transplant from Arizona who seemed …

Rights & Freedoms

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Dark News #003: How to Create Passphrases with DiceWare

11-Year-Old Sells 'Secure Diceware' Passwords For Two Dollars To Any Willing Online Customer

Passwords can be a pain in the you-know-what, especially since the recent spate of hack attacks proves that we are not very good at protecting our …

CQ FIELD DAY!!! ... Today's the big day of the year for ham…

<b>CQ FIELD DAY!!!</b> ... Today's the big day of the year for ham radio operators! W5VE will there! ... "Field Day is an annual amateur radio exercise, widely sponsored by IARU regions and member organizations, encouraging emergency communications preparedness among amateur radio operators. In the United States, it is typically the largest single emergency preparedness exercise in the country, with over 30,000 operators participating each year. Field Day is always the fourth full weekend of June, …

Meet Nova OS, Cuba's National Ubuntu-Based Linux Operating System

<b>It was recently brought to our attention that there's a Linux kernel-based operating system out there developed in Havana, Cuba, by students at the</b> …

George Robert Carruthers – inventor, physicist, and space scientist – African American History Month 2015 #BlackHistoryMonth

Lonnie Johnson, the rocket scientist and Super Soaker inventor

<i>To celebrate Black History Month, Engadget is running a series of profiles honoring African-American pioneers in the world of science and technology. Today we take a look at the life and work of Lonnie Johnson.</i><p>Lonnie Johnson is not quite a household name, but many of his famous creations, like the …

Alice Augusta Ball was an African American scientist that would be responsible for creating an injectable treatment for Leprosy. Learn about her st… | Cultures…

Dana A. Coleman

On Heroes – Annie Easley

On Heroes – Annie Easley: Each systemic microaggression Easley faced, she met with poise and tenacity. Her motto was “if I can’t work with you, I …

Cuba's Illegal Underground Internet Is Thriving

In Old Havana's last remaining internet cafe, an hour online costs about almost a quarter of an average monthly salary. But armed with some piecemeal …

Annie Easley – computer scientist, mathematician, and rocket scientist – African American History Month 2015 #BlackHistoryMonth

How to Download and Install Tails Linux

MeshMe Messaging App: Ad-Hoc Mesh Networks | Hacked: Hacking Finance

<i>The Money Makers Club now has 6 of 15 available seats. Learn more here!</i><p><b>A new smartphone app is making it possible to message your friends without the</b> …

Messaging

Is livestreaming the future of activism?

Woods was inspired to start live=streaming by firsthand experience with the limits of the mainstream television news networks. He tells an origin …

Livestreaming

Is the Darknet a glimpse into the web of the future?

What will the internet of the future look like? And what purpose will it be used for?<p>From augmented reality, which anticipates the information you'll want just by looking at an object, to smart services that use artificial intelligence to help us manage our workloads, the look, feel and utility of …

Evidence implicates government-backed hackers in Tor malware attacks

A hacker who was surreptitiously injecting malicious code in downloads in to part of the Tor network has been linked to a series of government-sponsored cyber attacks.<p>Tor, also known as the Onion Router, allows internet users to access sites and services anonymously by routing encrypted traffic …

81% of Tor users can be de-anonymised via router information

Research undertaken between 2008 and 2014 suggests that more than 81% of Tor clients can be ‘de-anonymised’ – their originating IP addresses revealed …

TOR 101: Keep Your Browsing Data Private [Infographic]

How do you surf the web anonymously, without disclosing information of your activities and location? TOR (also known as The Onion Router) is a free …

Clearing the air around Tor

[<b>Editor's note:</b> <i>Following Pando's recent reporting on the financial links between some senior Tor developers and the US Government, a fierce -- and at</i> …

The Future of Mesh Networks: An Interview with Dan Phiffer

Dan Phiffer is a Brooklyn-based artist and programmer for the <i>New Yorker</i>. I first learned of Phiffer’s work during Occupy in New York, when he began …

FireChat's developer wants to give Internet of Things a mesh-network boost

Internet of Things devices that are too small to reach the Internet by themselves will get help from a vast network of nearby smartphone users if the latest plan from FireChat vendor Open Garden succeeds.<p>The Open Garden Network, announced on Monday at the CTIA trade show in Las Vegas, is software …

How Hong Kong Protesters Are Connecting, Without Cell Or Wi-Fi Networks

As throngs of pro-democracy protesters continue to organize in Hong Kong's central business district, many of them are messaging one another through a network that doesn't require cell towers or Wi-Fi nodes. They're using an app called FireChat that launched in March and is underpinned by mesh …

No internet at your favourite music gig? No worries, there’s a mesh messaging app for that

Now that messaging apps (Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and the rest of the pack) have firmly entrenched themselves in our minute-to-minute lives, what …

Game to destroy CCTV cameras: vandalism or valid protest?

As a youth in a ski mask marches down a Berlin U-Bahn train, dressed head-to-toe in black, commuters may feel their only protection is the ceiling-mounted CCTV camera nearby. But he is not interested in stealing wallets or iPhones – he is after the camera itself. This is Camover, a new game being …