Night Cap | Wednesday May 23, 2017

The Manchester Attack Shows How Terrorists Learn by Daveed Gartenstein-Ross (The Atlantic) Many of the significant advantages new technologies have presented to militant groups do not represent true leaps of innovation, but, rather, intuitive applications of widely available technologies that have come to market. ISIS established an impressive apparatus for making itself omnipresent on social media before Twitter got serious about shutting down pro-ISIS accounts, but establishing a real social-media brand is…

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Night Cap | Sunday May 21, 2017

The Seth Rich conspiracy shows how fake news still works by Dave Weigel (Washington Post) The most effective conspiracy theories target both the left and alt-right.…