NSA uses its considerable intelligence apparatus for spying on its loved ones.
Empires fall for many reasons, their internal ranking procedures are typically not the main culprit.
The NYTimes asks if Big Data is a big dud, but frames the issue in the worst possible way.
There is now an official estimate on the costs of broadly spying on the entire cloud.
Why the word "metadata" is meaningless.
A framework for reasoning about how the Snowden revelations will impact online society.
Introducing Virtual Notary, a free, novel service for attesting to online facts.
The HyperDex team recently released HyperLeveldb, a high performance fork of Google's LevelDB. We'll look inside the key changes made within HyperLevelDB that improve its performance.
Back to blogging after a short quiescent period, to give time for eventual consistency to catch up.
Wherein I summarize the hidden message behind Yahoo's purchase of Summly.