Meet our next guestblogger, Douglas Rushkoff. He has been our friend and inspiration for nearly two decades. Douglas has written with and about happy mutants since the great memetic shift of the 1980s. His books include Cyberia, Media Virus, Coercion, Playing the Future, Nothing Sacred, Get Back in the Box, and the novels Ecstasy Club and Exit Strategy.
He teaches for MaybeLogicAcademy, studies and lectures at Utrecht University, and occasionally plays keyboards for PsychicTV.
His most recent work, Testament, is a retelling of the Torah as a near-future technologically-enacted global financial dictatorship, and has just been released as four graphic novel collections from DC/Vertigo.
Please give a warm welcome to Douglas!
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Mark Di Stefano of the Financial Times is accused by The Independent of accessing private Zoom meetings held by The Independent and The Evening Standard as journalists were learning how coronavirus restrictions would affect them.
Hackers tried to break into the World Health Organization earlier in March, as the COVID-19 pandemic spread, Reuters reports. Security experts blame an advanced cyber-espionage hacker group known as DarkHotel. A senior agency official says the WHO has been facing a more than two-fold increase in cyberattacks since the coronavirus pandemic began.
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