Steven Levy: 2 Hours with NSA Chiefs — They Are a) Suffering Cognitive Dissonance and b) Seriously Pissed-Off

I Spent Two Hours Talking With the NSA’s Bigwigs. Here’s What Has Them Mad By Steven Levy WIRED, 01.13.14 EXTRACT: I talk about that session in my story, but let me note a few general takeaways: The dual mission of the NSA generates cognitive dissonance. Right on its home page, the NSA says its core …

Event: 16 JAN 14, 1830-2030, National Press Club DC, Jim Bamford on NSA

Speech on the NSA at the National Press Club by James Bamford The Committee for the Republic Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EST) National Press Club, DC Event Brite Free Registration See Also: Steven Levy: 2 Hours with NSA Chiefs — They Are a) Suffering Cognitive Dissonance and b) Seriously …

Eagle: Innovate Like a Misfit

Innovate Like A Misfit Kyra Maya Phillips on how pirates, hackers and gangsters can teach us to be more creative and successful in business by Leonora Oppenheim in Culture on 30 September 2013 Kyra Maya Phillips, the co-author of the upcoming book “The Misfit Economy,” encourages readers to think like pirates, gangsters and hackers when …

Smart Planet: Google Data Center Interior

An inside look at Google’s data centers By Kirsten Korosec | October 17, 2012 Google has long kept details about its data centers–everything from the number of servers and design of the building to its energy use and –from the prying eyes of the public. Very few people, with the exception of its critical data …