Behind The Blog

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Behind the Blog: Overhyped Tech and Valuing Journalism
Behind The Blog

Behind the Blog: Overhyped Tech and Valuing Journalism

This is Behind the Blog, where we share our behind-the-scenes thoughts about how a few of our top stories of the week came together. This week, we discuss journalism that has value, the business ballgame, and soft AI boosters.
Behind the Blog: Serious Science and Hanging Out With Hackers
Behind The Blog

Behind the Blog: Serious Science and Hanging Out With Hackers

This is Behind the Blog, where we share our behind-the-scenes thoughts about how a few of our top stories of the week came together. This week, we discuss big science and hanging out with hackers.
Behind the Blog: Posting, and Pissed Off About Art
Behind The Blog

Behind the Blog: Posting, and Pissed Off About Art

This is Behind the Blog, where we share our behind-the-scenes thoughts about how a few of our top stories of the week came together. This week, we discuss posting through it, art that pisses people off, and convos with the FBI.
Behind the Blog: Amplification and Heavy Breathing
Behind The Blog

Behind the Blog: Amplification and Heavy Breathing

This is Behind the Blog, where we share our behind-the-scenes thoughts about how a few of our top stories of the week came together. This week, we discuss weirdness in the FOIA world, the idea of "amplification," and breathing heavily.
Behind the Blog: Coffee in Keyboards and Venture Capitalists
Behind The Blog

Behind the Blog: Coffee in Keyboards and Venture Capitalists

This is Behind the Blog, where we share our behind-the-scenes thoughts about how a few of our top stories of the week came together. This week, we discuss coffee in keyboards, OSINT and cybersecurity tools, and what venture capitalists will be left with once they've bought up all the good websites.
Behind the Blog: TikTok Ban and Pornhub Blocks
Behind The Blog

Behind the Blog: TikTok Ban and Pornhub Blocks

This is Behind the Blog, where we share our behind-the-scenes thoughts about how a few of our top stories of the week came together. This week, we discuss iterative journalism, security through obscurity, Pornhub abandoning Texas and the TikTok ban.
Behind the Blog: Nextdoor Madness and Pharmacy Hackers
Behind The Blog

Behind the Blog: Nextdoor Madness and Pharmacy Hackers

This is Behind the Blog, where we share our behind-the-scenes thoughts about how a few of our top stories of the week came together. This week, we discuss Nextdoor lunacy, pharmaceutical hacking, cops, and very good keyboards.
Behind the Blog: Corporate PR Stonewalling and The Sandwich Simulacrum
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Behind the Blog: Corporate PR Stonewalling and The Sandwich Simulacrum

This is Behind the Blog, where we share our behind-the-scenes thoughts about how a few of our top stories of the week came together. This week, we discuss the corporate PR strategy of stonewalling the press, digital comradery, and the AI sandwich simulacrum.
Behind the Blog: VICE’s Legacy and the Idea That ‘The Internet Is Forever’
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Behind the Blog: VICE’s Legacy and the Idea That ‘The Internet Is Forever’

This is Behind the Blog, where we share our behind-the-scenes thoughts about how a few of our top stories of the week came together. This week, we reflect on VICE's legacy, archiving, and whether the internet is really forever.
Behind the Blog: Personality Tests, First Jobs, and ‘Profitability’
Behind The Blog

Behind the Blog: Personality Tests, First Jobs, and ‘Profitability’

This is Behind the Blog, where we share our behind-the-scenes thoughts about how a few of our top stories of the week came together. This week, we talk about our first jobs, personality tests, and what it means to be "profitable."
Behind the Blog: Not Safe for Whose Work?
Behind The Blog

Behind the Blog: Not Safe for Whose Work?

This is Behind the Blog, where we share our behind-the-scenes thoughts about how a few of our top stories of the week came together. This week, we talk about looking at NSFW stuff in offices and Indonesian cafes and adding KYC to your KYC.
Behind the Blog: Social Media's ‘IDGAF Era’ and Weather Clout Chasers
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Behind the Blog: Social Media's ‘IDGAF Era’ and Weather Clout Chasers

This is Behind the Blog, where we share our behind-the-scenes thoughts about how a few of our top stories of the week came together. This week, we social media companies being in their “IDGAF Era" and a viral thread about California's ARkStorm.