Category Archives: Science

Uncovering ECHELON: The Top-Secret NSA/GCHQ Program That Has Been Watching You Your Entire Life

Uncovering ECHELON: The Top-Secret NSA/GCHQ Program That Has Been Watching You Your Entire Life Posted Lucas Matney (@lucasmtny) Hacking Diversity In Tech By Emphasizing Retention If history is written by the victors, government surveillance agencies will have an awfully long list of sources to cite. Domestic digital surveillance has often seemed to be a threat endured mostly by the social […]

Revealed: how US and UK spy agencies defeat internet privacy and security

Revealed: how US and UK spy agencies defeat internet privacy and security • NSA and GCHQ unlock encryption used to protect emails, banking and medical records • $250m-a-year US program works covertly with tech companies to insert weaknesses into products • Security experts say programs ‘undermine the fabric of the internet’  Through covert partnerships with tech companies, the […]

Your Blood Type is a Lot More Complicated Than You Think

      Your Blood Type is a Lot More Complicated Than You Think There are millions of varieties—and a global network to help share them Computer illustration of red blood cells in a blood vessel Computer illustration of red blood cells in a blood vessel. (Sciepro/Science Photo Library/Corbis) By Daniel A. Gross SMITHSONIAN.COM JUNE 5, 2014 […]