Klicks #13

Erschienen am 16.11.2014


The Truth About Anonymous’s Activism
Adrian Chen, The Nation
Naiven Techno-Utopismus und Bro-Kultur macht Adrian Chen bei Anonymous aus und kritisiert Gabriella Coleman für ihr Buch „The Many Faces of Anonymous“. Darin kämen die Anonymous-Anhänger wirklich sehr gut weg: „I first encountered the lulz when I wrote a story for Gawker about how Anonymous had harassed an 11-year-old girl into police protection.“
3900 Wörter, Lesedauer 10 Minuten

Google’s secret NSA alliance
Shane Harris, Salon.com
Auszug aus dem gerade erschienenen Buch „@War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex“: „According to officials who were privy to the details of Google’s arrangements with the NSA, the company agreed to provide information about traffic on its networks in exchange for intelligence from the NSA about what it knew of foreign hackers.“
5400 Wörter, Lesedauer 13 Minuten

‚Nadeshot‘ Becomes a Call of Duty Star
Conor Dougherty, The New York Times
„He talked for the entire five or so hours that he played — about the game, about hip-hop, about how his desire for an In-N-Out burger was fighting with his newfound resolve to eat healthily. At times he sang rap lyrics. It looked like a cross between social media and talk radio, if talk radio had a visual component where a bunch of digital characters shoot one another.“
2700 Wörter, Lesedauer 7 Minuten

Warum ich Chrome gelöscht habe und wieder Firefox nutze
Martin Weigert, netzwertig.com
Kurze Antwort: Weil nur Mozilla für ein freies Internet kämpft und ein allwissendes Google gefährlich ist. Dieser Text ist wichtig, auch wenn er leider furchtbar gestelzt und umständlich geschrieben ist.
1200 Wörter, Lesedauer 3 Minuten

How Reddit ate the news media
Ben Branstetter, The Kernel @ The Daily Dot
„Reddit manages to capture the imagination of editors and readers alike far more often, and it does so without relying on a familiar culture of following individuals.“
1800 Wörter, Lesedauer 5 Minuten

Allen & Alinea: One Man’s Odyssey Through an Iconic Cookbook
Dan Addelson, Foodie
„When Allen Hemberger dined at Grant Achatz’s pioneering Alinea restaurant in Chicago in 2008, he had no idea it would set him off on a 5 year odyssey to the heart of creativity with molecular gastronomy as his muse.“
Video, 12 Minuten

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