Friday, October 11, 2013
There are billions of pages of government documents in the public domain in varying states of redaction, but there is no central database of these documents, and no way to compare them to one another. Enter The Declassification Engine, a project created by computer scientists, statisticians and historians to give us the most complete history of our redacted past. Bob talks to Columbia University historian Matthew Connelly about the project.
Friday, September 02, 2011
How should the government handle information that is both secret and no longer secret? It's a problem agencies like the CIA and FBI have long grappled with, but it's made all the more complicated by groups like Wikileaks who make classified information available for the public. The New York Times' Scott Shane talks about the government's classification dilemma.
- Dark Arts
- Howard Dean's Scream, Revisited
- The Dark Art of Political Dirt Digging
- #14 - The Knowledge
- Vote First or Die
- Every Edit You've Ever Made to a Facebook Post Is Visible
- Prince's Troubled Relationship With the Internet
- The Elephant in the Room
- The Life of James Foley
- 'We've Sort of Become Friends': Remembering David Foster Wallace