In 2016, Ryan Gallagher and Henrik Moltke published a long, Snowden-derived investigation into AT&T’s secret NSA listening station in New York City, and AT&T’s intensive complicity in mass, warrantless surveillance on Americans and foreigners.
In a brand new, detailed followup, Moltke and Gallagher reveal the main points of eight extra NSA spy facilities […]
Southern California is sort of completely depending on Sierra snowpack and the Colorado River for its water, and each sources are endangered by local weather change, at the same time as SoCal’s cycle of lengthy droughts and catastrophic, torrential rains will get extra excessive due to local weather change.
But as Matt Simon […]
The metropolis of Xi’an in Shaanxi province has designated one of many sidewalks on Yanta Road for “phubbers” — slow-walking smartphone customers who shuffle whereas they learn and textual content.
Shaanxi Online says that a big shopping center, which seems to be onto the road, had been pushing to have the lane […]
Tokyo artist Monde created a set of bookends for final week’s Tokyo Design Festa which can be tall, slender dioramae containing detailed miniatures of the slender laneways of Tokyo, with avenue furnishings, signage and cobblestones; alas, these do not seem like manufacturing objects (and would wish some form of weight or underbook tongues to […]
Leonard Steinberg, a longstanding New York City luxurious property dealer, claims that the existence of Uber and Lyft has blunted the premium that consumers had been prepared to pay to stay in neighborhoods with good transit hyperlinks, as a result of they will afford rideshare vehicles and use the commute time to work, that […]
Since the crash of 2008, each residence possession and renting have been getting steadily costlier, with median home costs rising to ranges surpassing pre-crisis ranges, whereas the ballooning private equity megalandlords pushed costs for renters to never-seen ranges, using an eviction mill that noticed extra Americans thrown out of their properties than at any […]
As states pass a wave of laws barred non-neutral ISPs from offering companies to state companies, greater than 100 US mayors have pledged to disqualify non-neutral ISPs from getting metropolis contracts as effectively.
You can email your mayor to get them to affix the pledge. Participating cities embody NYC, PDX, Austin, San Antonio, […]
Chinese authorities hate jaywalkers they usually’ve determined to make use of expertise to finish the follow; in Shenzhen, jaywalkers are identified with facial recognition and despatched threatening texts whereas their faces are displayed on outsized close by LED screens; in Daye, Hubei province, shouting robotic squirt-guns goal and soak anybody who makes an attempt […]
The Eviction Lab is a collaboration between Princeton University and Matthew Desmond, writer of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City Paperback; the lab’s group gathered the courtroom information of ever landlord-tenant continuing in each courtroom in each county in America for the previous 16 years.
You can use the Lab’s […]
It’s been a yr since someone hacked all 156 of Dallas’s emergency tornado sirens, setting them off in the course of the night time, and the safety image for cities’ emergency PA programs retains getting uglier.
Since 2015 Balint Seeber — a safety researcher at Bastille — has been probing San Francisco’s emergency […]