Anonymous claims responsibility for Moscow traffic jam tied to app exploit

On Thursday morning, Moscow’s busy Fili district became the site of a traffic jam unlike any before it. Motherboard (via The Verge) reports hackers used Russia’s Yandex Taxi ride-hailing app to order dozens of drivers to coverage on Kutuzovsky Prospekt, one of the city’s main thoroughfares. The act caused traffic on part of the already […]

ISIS claims responsibility for suicide bombing at Libya’s foreign ministry in Tripoli (PHOTOS)

The Islamic State terrorist group has claimed responsibility for suicide bomb attacks on Libya’s foreign ministry in Tripoli, which have left at least three people dead and over half-a-dozen injured. Three armed gunmen stormed the foreign ministry of Libya’s internationally recognized government in Tripoli on Tuesday morning, killing three employees and injuring at least ten […]

The Journal of Controversial Ideas—academic freedom sans responsibility is reckless

Enlarge / “A model brain atop a rocket symbolizes innovation, progress, and psychology topics.” Thanks, Getty Images! (credit: Shana Novak / Getty Images) Roland Barthes proclaimed the death of the author in 1967, arguing that once a text is produced, it is an independent entity to be interpreted and understood by the audience without the […]

The Top 21 Kids Websites to Teach Responsibility and Life Skills

Letting your children navigate the internet on their own is like throwing them into the Wild West for them to fend for themselves. The internet can be a dangerous place for children if they are on the wrong websites. We all want to protect our children, so knowing the websites that are safe for our […]

Russian punk protest group Pussy Riot takes responsibility for World Cup interruption when four people invaded the field

Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Sunday’s World Cup final ended with sound win by the French team over Croatia. One of the most thrilling parts of the match came when four people rushed onto the field. Now the Russian punk protest organization and band Pussy Riot has claimed responsibility for the game interruption. In a statement posted […]

Is it time for travel photographers to take more responsibility?

Share this article With great cameras, or smartphones, comes great responsibility. The way you take a portrait photo can tell a thousand stories and that’s why it’s important to tell the right story, says our featured contributor Lola Akinmade Åkerström. Mr. Oladiti is a security guard in Lagos, Nigeria. I’ve known him for years and […]

Sergei Brin: Silicon Valley has outgrown the time of being ‘wide-eyed and idealistic’ about tech and needs to show ‘responsibility, care and humility’ (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google cofounder Sergei Brin wrote Alphabet’s 2017 annual Founders Letter. Brin said artificial intelligence advances represent the most significant computing development in his lifetime. But he warned that tech companies have a responsbility to consider the impact of their advances on society, a chage in tone.  Sergei Brin, the cof0under of Google, stressed the need […]

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook needs to take full responsibility for how people are using our tools

On a conference call with reporters today, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged that the social media giant’s view of what responsibility it had to educate users on how to use their tools was too limited. Zuckerberg said that in the past, the company’s view was that “our job is to give them [people] tools, and it […]

Banksy has claimed responsibility for a mysterious new mural in the UK — take a look

Elusive graffiti artist Banksy has claimed responsibility for a new mural in Hull. The artwork appeared on an abandoned bridge. It shows a child holding a wooden sword with a pencil attached to the end, alongside the words “Draw the raised bridge!” A new mural in Hull is confirmed to be the latest artwork drawn […]

Tim Cook needs to take responsibility for Apple’s battery scandal (AAPL)

AP Apple made a rare public apology after the recent revelation that the company slowed down older iPhones through a software update. Many Apple customers believe the slowdown is a violation of their trust. Apple says it is because of how older batteries work.  The apology is unsigned. It would mean a lot more to […]