WikiLeaks head Julian Assange seems to be taking credit for "Arab Spring" in a recently released fundraising video. Dan Murphy in the CSM has a critical take: "Hundreds of thousands risking their lives to face down a tyrant? Expensive. Taking credit for it from a London mansion? Cheap."
• President Trump says for the first time that Joe Biden won the Nov. 3 presidential election Donald Trump just tweeted "He won", meaning Joe Biden, and the recent presidential election — followed by a bunch of garbage lies, and retweets of Fox News 'Watters' World' host Jesse Watters spewing more garbage lies. But that's… READ THE REST
• Widow, 94, reveals she cast one of the ballots that Trump claimed was submitted by a 'dead voter'• Atlanta's 11Alive News confirmed that 2 of the 4 Georgia voters the Trump Campaign accused of fraudulently voting 'dead' are alive. Two accused 'dead' Georgia voters are very much alive despite claims – and they voted… READ THE REST
Dominic Cummings, the chief political aide of Prime Minister Boris Johnson, is leaving his post with immediate effect, reports the BBC. The move comes after days of intrigue and backstabbing at Number 10 which also saw the departure of a top Cummings ally. Cummings was in certain respects BoJo's Steve Bannon: a reactionary and somewhat… READ THE REST
There used to be a name for people who carried around equipment that could handle almost anything at a moment's notice: Boy Scouts. Now, we're all carrying everyday essentials that will hopefully help us MacGuyver our way out of any sticky situation. Nowhere is that more apparent than in the fight against COVID. KeySmart has… READ THE REST
With everyone stuck in COVID quarantine for much of the year, online sales for Amazon and other retailers have gone through the roof. That means more and more packages coming right to your door, to the sheer delight of a more loathsome brand of COVID opportunist: the porch pirate. Thieves taking off with delivered packages… READ THE REST
In the past few days, the U.S. Air Force rolled out new tools fueled by machine learning to help stem the spread of misinformation about COVID. Additionally, the Library of Congress has launched a project on how to use machine learning to better cross-reference all 170 million items in its overflowing archives. Every day, we… READ THE REST