Emanuel Maiberg

CAPITALISM

Capitalist Death Cultists Demand Mass Human Sacrifice

This mindset was always going to lead to mass death, and indeed already does.
Emanuel Maiberg
3.24.20
Election Security

A Mobile Voting App That's Already in Use Is Filled With Critical Flaws

Voatz, a mobile voting app that's already been piloted in some elections, is filled with 'severe' security vulnerabilities. Voatz's CEO isn't worried about it.
Emanuel Maiberg
Jason Koebler
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.13.20
banjo

Utah Spent $250k on a Surveillance Startup Instead of Life-Saving Drugs

The Utah Department of Health wanted to buy naloxone, which reverses the effects of an opioid overdose. The state gave it to an AI company instead.
Jason Koebler
Emanuel Maiberg
3.10.20
SURVEILLANCE

This Small Company Is Turning Utah Into a Surveillance Panopticon

Banjo is applying artificial intelligence to government-owned surveillance and traffic cameras across the entire state of Utah to tell police about "anomalies."
Jason Koebler
Emanuel Maiberg
Joseph Cox
3.4.20
half-life

'Black Mesa' Is Not the 'Half-Life' You Remember

After more than a decade in the making, the 'Half-Life' remake is one of the most ambitious mods ever made.
Emanuel Maiberg
2.19.20
iPhone

After 1,434 Days of Testing, My Review of the iPhone 6S Plus

A fine and durable phone for a hard and horrible world.
Emanuel Maiberg
2.13.20
Internet

Pornhub Doesn't Care

Pornhub hosts hundreds of Girls Do Porn videos; a Motherboard investigation shows the high-tech solution meant to stop those videos from spreading doesn’t work.
Samantha Cole
Emanuel Maiberg
2.6.20
iowa caucuses

An ‘Off-the-Shelf, Skeleton Project’: Experts Analyze the App That Broke Iowa

Multiple experts analyzed Shadow Inc.’s Iowa caucus app. They found all kinds of problems.
Jason Koebler
Joseph Cox
Emanuel Maiberg
2.5.20
election 2020

Here’s the Shadow Inc. App That Failed in Iowa Last Night

"I've got about 150 messages from other precinct chairs in my county asking questions about the app in the lead up to last night."
Jason Koebler
Emanuel Maiberg
2.4.20
election 2020

The Democrats Screwed America With an App No One Asked For

The Iowa caucus showed a Democratic establishment in thrall to the worst kind of techno-optimism, fixated on fancy technological solutions to problems that don’t exist.
Emanuel Maiberg
Jason Koebler
Tim Marchman
2.4.20
Internet

Joe Rogan’s Endorsement Is One of the Most Influential in America

Bernie Sanders won the Joe Rogan primary. Is that good for Bernie?
Emanuel Maiberg
Jason Koebler
1.24.20
Cyberpunk 2077

In Terms of Crunch, 'Cyberpunk 2077' Is Already a Failure

No matter how good or bad 'Cyberpunk 2077' turns out, CD Projekt Red has no problem admitting that the latest delay will result in crunch for its workers, which means that management has already failed.
Emanuel Maiberg
1.17.20
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