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Articles I liked from the week of December 11th, 2016.

  1. Safe as HousesOn Max Ophüls’s 1949 noir, The Reckless Moment. Joan Bennett in The Reckless Moment . What makes a thriller “domestic,” anyway? Broadly speaking, it takes place…
  2. Mr. Robot Killed the Hollywood HackerFor decades Hollywood has treated com puters as magic boxes from which endless plot points could be conjured, in denial of all common sense. TV and movies…
  3. On Botting, Cheating, And DDoSersOn Botting, Cheating, And DDoSers 2016-12-07 Permalink 2016-12-07 Andy Patel On November 10th 2016 Blizzard enacted a “ban wave” on thousands of World of…

  1. Against the Politics of FearThis is a confession. In the last few days, I’ve gotten a lot of emails and comments asking me why I seem, in my Facebook posts and tweets, to downplay the…

  1. The God who Peter Molyneux forgotBy Wesley Yin-Poole Published During the early afternoon of 26th May 2013, 18-year-old Scot Bryan Henderson tapped on Peter Molyneux's Curiosity cube for the…

  1. HyperlogloglogBack in ancient times, when individual datums were hard to come by and therefore perceived as valuable, people trusted almost all of the data that came their…