we are prohibiting “seduction guides,” or anything similar, effective immediately

Edward Snowden will make a good character and the plot will be dark, but Poe would have devised a better ending

from whistle-blowing outlet to a full-service travel agency

Death is no digital dualist

the materials that make up refrigerator walls that could potentially turn them into anti-eavesdropping devices

I need a new arsenal of swear words that punch up and tear down destructive stereotypes

the Occupy stream is more akin to a broadcast, with just a few locations playing the role of net content producer [pdf]”

The drone will go down in history as the crucial invention that made war a managerial decision

Radical self-exposure and classically manicured discretion can both be powerful, both be elegant

Nathan is on Twitter [@nathanjurgenson] and Tumblr [nathanjurgenson.com].