Cyber security and the 2016 American elections

If there is one thing we did not take away from this disastrous election season, it is a harsh lesson in cyber security. From Hillary Clinton’s private e-mail server to the DNC hacks to the hacked e-mails of John Podesta, former chairman of the Hillary campaign, published by Wikileaks, they all have one thing in […]

Wikileaks or Wikihacks?

ROTTERDAM – Since its foundation in 2006, Wikileaks has been the subject of much controversy. Although initially lauded by some for the whistleblower protection they offer and their efforts to promote transparency, Wikileaks and especially its founder Julian Assange, have been heavily criticised for their involvement in the 2016 American election. Wikileaks published documents and […]

We’re On the Highway To… where?

ROTTERDAM – We’re all on the crazy train to dystopian urbanism, stacked like boxes in cities angrily tweeting about the political elite and how they all fucked us over. We’ve come to the point where we prefer strongmen over endless debate. Left- and rightwing have entrenched themselves so deep their political message feels like a […]