Social media helps governments monitor their citizens — but it also helps those citizens rise up

Sociologist Zeynep Tufekci argues that we aren't living in either Orwell's 1984 or Bentham's Panopticon, and that the same tools that allow governments and companies to surveil us -- often with our permission -- also give ordinary citizens substantial power…

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How OS X Lion Leads to the Next Computing Revolution

Mac OS X Lion, version 10.7 of Apple's venerable operating system, has been released to developers. A summary glance at the features it brings indicates a fairly minor update. But what seem like mostly cosmetic changes actually indicate a significant new direction for OS X.…

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