Everything Is Broken
Once upon a time, a friend of mine accidentally took over thousands of computers. He had found a vulnerability in a piece of software and started playing with it. In the…
Support Lessig’s presidential bid here.
Years ago Lessig said to me, speaking of how terrible a governmental response to a violent uprising would be: “you ain’t seen nothing yet.” He was warning me away from my political philosophy of opposition to government-as-we-know-it, trying to steer me towards reform rather than my desire to tear…
Hi, there have been so many great responses to this article, and I’ve deeply appreciated them. I haven’t been recommending them, which would make them appear down here, because if I do they will go onto the front page of my >8k follows without much context. I feel like the highly personal experiences people have posted make sense here, but not on thousands of people’s Medium.com homepage. I don’t want to risk endangering or snubbing anyone. Please click “all responses” to see them.
4chan tells us very little about Ben Garrison, but it tells us a lot about the net.
This is how it goes with the “Id of the internet.” I don’t say this in any way to dismiss Ben Garrison’s terrible experience, the slander he lives with. Rather I say it to point out that many more people are likely to be in for a taste of Garrison’s experience.