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INFO-SEC:  Voting Machine Used in Half of U.S. Is Vulnerable to Attack, Report Finds This never gets old, just keeping it current.  BBC today –  US mid-terms: Hackers expose ‘staggering’ voter machine flaw –  and this DEF CON report on vulnerabilities in US election infrastructure [pdf] (

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DATA: This is what filter bubbles actually look like– MIT

SERVICE:  Project Atlas 
Project Atlas will connect the BitTorrent peer-to-peer network and the TRON blockchain network via a set of bittorrent protocol extensions, a custom token, and an in-client token economy to address existing limitations and open a new borderless economy for exchanging value for computer resources on a global scale.

ADDRESS:  Plus Codes   [Google] like a street address for people or places that don’t have one. looks like a regular address, but with a short code where the street name and number would be. These addresses exist for any location, even for places where there are no roads.

LAW: California the first state with an Internet of Things cybersecurity law:  The bill, SB-327 . They also just signed nation’s strictest net neutrality rules into law 

CULTURE (LOW) : Save Elon  from the SEC Bikini . This bikini swimsuit is designed for fashionable women; stylish and personalized. Because of an advance heat sublimation technique, it will not fade in water.”

PAPER SOURCES: Distillthe arXivFermat’s LibrarySci-Hub

ART NYC: In ‘The Mile-Long Opera,’ All the High Line’s a Stage [NYT]