Tuesday, November 1, 2016

The Web Is An Irredeemable Trash Heap

The recent internet-crippling DDoS attack bodes terribly for the future of the web.
Digg Editions
Morning · Tue, Nov 01
THE INTERNET: GETTING WORSE
WELCOME TO THE BOTNET
How Chinese Manufacturing And Consumer Ignorance Could Ruin The Internet For Everyone
qz.com
The recent internet-crippling DDoS attack bodes terribly for the future of the web.
A SERIES OF TUBES (TO YOUR BANK ACCOUNT)
How A Single Internet Provider Could End Up Making Money Off You Several Times Over
washingtonpost.com
Just a few reasons why AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner could be a bad idea.
MISSING THE PICTURE
How Vine Overlooked The People Of Color Who Made It Amazing
backchannel.com
Vine's diverse user base stoked weird, strange, and brilliant communities online. Twitter missed it.
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A TALE OF EXPENSIVE CITIES
CENTRAL PARK CAN'T BE BOUGHT
The World's 12 Richest People Could Buy Up All Of New York
digg.com
​What if, instead of buying up the building next door to his townhouse, Michael Bloomberg spent every cent of his fortune and bought every single residential property in Tribeca and the West Village and turned them into one... supervillain lair?
FIVE MILLION SIX HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITS
The Cheap Apartment Is Dying
bloomberg.com
In America the cheap apartment is either falling into disrepair, or being renovated to command higher rents.
TROUBLE AHEAD, TROUBLE BEHIND
THEIR WORD IS A JUNK BOND
The Self Destruction Of Deutsche Bank
spiegel.de
For most of its 146 years, Deutsche Bank was the embodiment of German values: reliable and safe. Now, the once-proud institution is facing the abyss.
JUST SAYING HI
Was A Trump Server Communicating With Russia?
slate.com
This spring, a group of computer scientists set out to determine whether hackers were interfering with the Trump campaign. They found something they weren't expecting.
TAKING THE PLUNGE
The Tragedy That Boston Forgot
bostonglobe.com
One hundred years ago, Boston witnessed a horrific trolley accident that killed 46 people. Dubbed the "worst tragedy in the history of the city" at the time, it has now been all but forgotten.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
WE'LL NEVER TIRE OF WATCHING THIS
The Magical Choreography Of A 2-Second Formula One Pit Stop
digg.com
During a regular pit stop, 18 or so people are touching the car, all in a delicate (and lightning fast) dance to get the old wheels off and the new ones on in the blink of an eye.
IN THE NEWS
Donna Brazile Out At CNN Amid Leaks To Clinton Campaign
The UN Is Investigating Human Rights Abuses At Dakota Access Pipeline
Donald Trump Used A Legally Dubious Method To Avoid Paying Taxes In The '90s
Patient Burned By Mid-Surgery Explosion When Laser Ignites Fart
That's all for now. Time to log off the internet forever.

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