Princeton

invite to the block party

Snowden’s Favorite Ad Blocker Can Now Automatically Detect New Tracking Scripts

Ghostery just escalated the ad blocking arms race.
Louise Matsakis
12.6.17
you're being watched

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.
Louise Matsakis
11.20.17
tests

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.
Hanson O'Haver
11.3.17
perceptual ad blocking

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.
Jason Koebler
4.14.17
college sports

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
12.16.16
Football

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
11.28.16
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?
Mike Pearl
11.3.16
News

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.
Jordan Pearson
8.26.16
News

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.
Janus Kopfstein
5.22.16
News

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.
Drew Millard
11.12.15
Lasers

This Week's Other Big Particle Discovery: The Weyl Point

Imagine 3D graphene and manufacturing massless electrons.
Michael Byrne
7.18.15
Stuff

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?
Tessla Coil
6.14.15
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