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Snowden’s Favorite Ad Blocker Can Now Automatically Detect New Tracking Scripts
Ghostery just escalated the ad blocking arms race.
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Over 400 of the World's Most Popular Websites Record Your Every Keystroke, Princeton Researchers Find
“Session replay scripts” can be used to log (and then playback) everything you typed or clicked on a website.
I Took the LSAT with Zero Preparation
Some test-takers study for months, prepping so extensively it becomes a full-time job. I went in cold.
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Princeton’s Ad-Blocking Superweapon May Put an End to the Ad-Blocking Arms Race
An ad blocker that uses computer vision appears to be the most powerful ever devised and can evade all known anti ad blockers.
Princeton Swimming and Diving Team Suspended Over "Misogynistic and Racist" Emails
All of Princeton's men's swimming and diving team's 38 members were suspended after an anonymous complaint was made this week.
Liam Daniel Pierce
No Tackling In Practice? Not a Problem in Ivy League Football
The Ivy League just finished its first season without full-contact tackling in practice. It's too soon to definitively state the new measure's effects, but other conferences are already curious.
Gregory Lee Sullivan
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election
An Expert Explains How You Should Read the Polls
On any given day, different polls will show Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton ahead by a lot or by a little. So what gives?
It’s Our Fault That AI Thinks White Names Are More 'Pleasant' Than Black Names
A new study reveals some unsettling trends in our mechanical friends.
News Sites Are Tracking Your Web Traffic Way More Than Porn Sites
Third-party trackers have also slowed the adoption of secure HTTPS sites, study finds.
Ted Cruz, Master Debater
If you want to see someone bend an argument until he's strangling an opponent with it, rewatch Cruz at Tuesday's GOP debate.
This Week's Other Big Particle Discovery: The Weyl Point
Imagine 3D graphene and manufacturing massless electrons.
My Life as an Ivy League Sugar Baby
After graduating from Princeton, I traded sex for money. But don't we all trade love for something?