Thomas Carney

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7 New Revelations From Edward Snowden

PRISM, surveillance, metadata and terrorism

Our pick of the week’s science and tech stories, including NSA operatives, the political economy of surveillance and why we sign emails with “thank you”.<p>Why we sign emails with “Thank You”<br>Krystal D'Costa | Scientific American | 11 June 2013<br>The rules of social engagement require politeness formulae …

NSA surveillance, as told through classic children's books

http://www.theguardian.com/media/gallery/2013/jun/09/nsa-kids-books-twitter-pictures<p>720<p>As news of the NSA's secret surveillance programs spread this …

Edward Snowden: the whistleblower behind the NSA surveillance revelations

The individual responsible for one of the most significant leaks in US political history is Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant …

How The NSA Hunts For Startups Through A VC Firm Dedicated To Serving Intelligence Community

In-Q-Tel (IQT) is a not-for-profit venture capital group that helps the NSA and other agencies hunt for startup and young companies that develop core technology for the U.S. intelligence community.<p>These young companies are often outside the reach of the intelligence community — about 70 percent of …

Edward Snowden, NSA files source: 'If they want to get you, in time they will'

Edward Snowden was interviewed over several days in Hong Kong by Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskill.<p><b>Q: Why did you decide to become a …

Inside The Immortality Business

Thanks to a small but devoted core of true believers and an infusion of Silicon Valley research funds, the once-revered, much-reviled science of cryopreservation may itself be coming back from the dead. Welcome to Alcor, where death is merely a temporary setback.