- What are the 10 greatest inventions of our time. [Scientific American]
- The Good Men of India. [Lavanya Sankaran]
- Why WordPress gobbled up this scrappy iCloud Alternative. [FastCompany]
- Is Wikipedia for sale? [Vice]
- The risks of Big Data for companies. [John Jordan]
- Urban myths of innovation: density and serendipity. [Pacific Standard]
- Demise of the Global City. [Jim Russell]
- The myth of the visionary leader. [Leon Neyfakh]
- The return of Dr. Strangelove. [The Diplomat]
- Nation that waited decades for health care infuriated by slow website. [Andy Borowitz]
The telescreen received and transmitted simultaneously. Any sound that Winston made, above the level of a very low whisper would be picked up by it; moreover, so long as he remained within the field of vision which the metal plaque commanded, he could be seen as well as heard. There was of course no way of knowing whether you were being watched at any given moment. How often, or on what system, the Thought Police plugged in on any individual wire was guesswork. It was even conceivable that they watched everybody all the time. But at any rate they could plug in your wire whenever they wanted to. You had to live—did live, from habit that became instinct—in the assumption that every sound you made was overheard, and, except in darkness, every movement scrutinized.
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