Convicted and rehabilitated, hacker Kevin Mitnick joins us today to discuss the latest Internet security breaches at Sony, LastPass, Apple, and elsewhere. Can we ever be safe online? Don’t miss this show. Read this blog post by Rafe Needleman on Reporters’ Roundtable Podcast.
CNET mobile phone editor Kent German and I talk with Dr. Debra Davis, Author of ‘Disconnect: The Truth about Cell Phone Radiation,’ about how we don’t quite know the effects of mobile phones on the brain—especially the brains of children. Read this blog post by Rafe Needleman on Reporters’ Roundtable Podcast.
Despite multibillion-dollar investments in cybersecurity, one of its root problems has been largely ignored: who are the people who write malicious code? Underworld investigator Misha Glenny profiles several convicted coders from around the world and reaches a startling conclusion.
Raised on textbooks that obscure the role of institutions, economists often imagine that markets arise on their own, with no help from purposeful, collective action. And, once we recognize that markets require rules, we must next ask who writes those rules.