Reposted from the Guardian Project blog We have been working for many years with our partners at WITNESS, a leading human rights media training and advocacy organization, to figure out how best to turn smartphone cameras into tools of empowerment for activists. While it is often enough to use the visual pixels you capture to create […]Read more "Combating “Fake News” With a Smartphone “Proof Mode”"
I’m a big fan of the NextThingCo and their $9 CHIP computer for the simultaneously radical and practical approach to hardware manufacturing and low cost computing. Being a fairly early backer of their crowdfunding effort, I was able to get the super fun PocketCHIP dock/case/shell, as well, which looks like a cross between a Blackberry and a Gameboy, with […]Read more "Getting Signal on a PocketCHIP"
I want to design a new operating system whose entire user interface is based on navigating through an instance of Dwarf Fortress, you know just for fun. It would be like bringing back Norton Commander, but with a user experience designed by George R.R. Martin. If you wanted access to my data, you must be prepared […]Read more "Dwarf Fortress OS: Security through Insanity?"
I have a created a simple Signal batch sending script (signal-batch.sh), which works with the fantastic Signal-CLI (Command Line Interface) project. Now, you might be asking, why is this needed, or why wouldn’t I just use a group? Well, there are many cases where a person may want to send an alert or update message […]Read more "Sending Secure Broadcast Messages with Signal"
Here is my first (and most likely a very rare) post on Ello in response to Clay Shirky and apparently Firechat’s Chief Marketing Officer @cshirky (Okay you got me to use ello!) There are many threats beyond sooper-seekritness, and issues beyond Mesh vs “meshy” that need to be considered. I don’t think anyone in the security/hacktivist community […]Read more "Sooper-seekritness is not the problem with Firechat"