There’s all sorts of stuff people want to publish anonymously.
Senator Wyden continues to be the Senate’s truest champion of an open Internet.
Computers will be able to do all the mundane tasks in our daily lives.
We must erase bin Laden’s ugly legacy, not extend it: by ending the Patriot Act’s erosion of our civil liberties, we can protect the freedoms that make America worth fighting for.
Social Security got passed because John D. Rockefeller was sick of having to take money out of his profits to pay for his workers’ pension funds. Why do that, when you can just let the government take money from the workers?
Even among those who I would not count as ‘friends,’ I have met many people online who have simply commented on my work or are interested by what I do.
I was around computers from birth; we had one of the first Macs, which came out shortly before I was born, and my dad ran a company that wrote computer operating systems. I don’t think I have any particular technical skills; I just got a really large head start.
With the death of bin Laden, it’s finally time for Congress to bring back the pre-9-11 legal norm, before we decided it was okay to toss out our civil liberties if the ‘bad guys’ were scary enough.
Nearly 75,000 Demand Progress members have urged Congress to fix the Patriot Act.
Most people, it seems, stretch the truth to make themselves seem more impressive. I, it seems, stretch the truth to make myself look worse.
I first met Jimbo Wales, the face of Wikipedia, when he came to speak at Stanford.
Say yes to everything.
Now, the typical way you make good things happen in Washington is you find a bunch of wealthy companies who agree with you.
I have developed my most meaningful relationships online. None of them live within driving distance. None of them are about my own age.
When I go to a library and I see the librarian at her desk reading, I’m afraid to interrupt her, even though she sits there specifically so that she may be interrupted, even though being interrupted for reasons like this by people like me is her very job.