May 6, 2016

May 5, 2016

Alice Isn't Dead

I recently started listening to this new podcast by the folks who brought us Welcome to Night Vale. In Alice Isn’t Dead, we follow the story of a woman on the road, talking to another woman who isn’t there. In each episode, we learn a bit more of her story, as she tries to escape the horrors slowly encroaching on her.

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I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.

Jerome K. Jerome

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May 4, 2016

May 3, 2016

May 2, 2016

Can you say ‘rubber stamp?’ FBI and NSA requests never denied by secret court

The secretive court was set up to scrutinize the requests in secret, in order to ensure compliance with applicable civil rights requirements. That all makes sense. That every single request is essentially approved, however, seems at least curious if not a bit off. The government response about its perfect record of approvals is that the FBI and NSA are very careful when applying for surveillance.

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