Dominik Schwind

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Why American Farmers Are Hacking Their Tractors With Ukrainian Firmware

A dive into the thriving black market of John Deere tractor hacking.<p>To avoid the draconian locks that John Deere puts on the tractors they buy, farmers throughout America's heartland have started hacking their equipment with firmware that's cracked in Eastern Europe and traded on invite-only, paid …

Farming

Tractor Hacking: The Farmers Breaking Big Tech's Repair Monopoly

Repairs

Podcast Listeners Really Are the Holy Grail Advertisers Hoped They'd Be

Misha Euceph was nervous. The public radio producer had started a podcast as a side project in early 2017, and the exploration of her experience as a …

Tackling the Internet’s Central Villain: The Advertising Business

Pretend you are the lead detective on a hit new show, “CSI: Terrible Stuff on the Internet.” In the first episode, you set up one of those crazy walls plastered with headlines and headshots, looking for hidden connections between everything awful that’s been happening online recently.<p>There’s a lot …

Australia’s national tourism arm subverted the Super Bowl with an ad for a fake movie

Two weeks before the Super Bowl, trailers began surfacing online for a reboot of the 1986 Australian movie <i>Crocodile Dundee</i>. In the supposed sequel, <i>Dundee: The Son of a Legend Returns Home</i>, Dundee is missing and his American son, played by Danny McBride, goes Down Under to find him with the help a …

How Eric Roberts Went Big, Crashed Hard, and Became the Hardest-Working Man in Hollywood

After a string of breakout roles in the late 1970s and early 80s, Eric Roberts seemed poised to become a bankable Hollywood leading man. That didn’t quite work out. Roberts discusses his battles with drug addiction, repairing his relationship with his kid sister, Julia Roberts, his long comeback, …

Solo: A Star Wars Story Official Teaser