The Dubious Legal Claim Behind #ReleaseTheMemo

What I am reading: It seems likely that the House Intelligence Committee will soon # ReleaseTheMemo . According to press reports , the memo claims that the FISA application to…, The Dubious Legal Claim Behind #ReleaseTheMemo, https://lawfareblog.com/dubious-legal-claim-behind-releasethememo, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Fair Use on The Loose For The Great Dr. Seuss!

What I am reading: You may remember, you may recall, A certain infringement suit filed last fall. It was filed by the heirs of the great Dr. Seuss, And now they’ve run smack dab…, Fair Use on The Loose For The Great Dr. Seuss!, https://thetmca.com/fair-use-on-the-loose-for-the-great-dr-seuss/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Is There Something Wrong With Democracy?

What I am reading: After 200 years of expansion, democracy’s growth in the world has stalled. A handful of democracies like Venezuela and Hungary are backsliding into…, Is There Something Wrong With Democracy?, https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/01/24/world/is-there-something-wrong-with-democracy.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Big Data Comes to Dieting

What I am reading: Illustration by Bráulio Amado At this point in the resolution-heavy month, many of us may be trying to shed pounds, either the ones we added during the holidays…, Big Data Comes to Dieting, https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/25/well/eat/data-dieting-weight-gain-loss-fat-genes.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Corporate Surveillance In Everyday Life

What I am reading: Cracked Labs Institute for Critical Digital Culture Corporate Surveillance in Everyday Life Report: How thousands of companies monitor, analyze, and influence…, Corporate Surveillance In Everyday Life, http://crackedlabs.org/en/corporate-surveillance, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

The Strange Brands in Your Instagram Feed

What I am reading: It all started with an Instagram ad for a coat, the West Louis (TM) Business-Man Windproof Long Coat to be specific. It looked like a decent camel coat, not…, The Strange Brands in Your Instagram Feed, https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/01/the-strange-brands-in-your-instagram-feed/550136/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

David Foster Wallace: The String Theory

What I am reading: When Michael T. Joyce of Los Angeles serves, when he tosses the ball and his face rises to track it, it looks like he’s smiling, but he’s not really smiling–his…, David Foster Wallace: The String Theory, http://www.esquire.com/features/sports/the-string-theory-0796, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,