WhatsApp Encryption

whatsapp encryption - design and internet

WhatsApp Encryption – Instant messaging service Whatsapp has announced it will encrypt all its users’ communications from Tuesday, April 5th. With end-to-end encryption, messages are scrambled as they leave the sender’s device and can only be decrypted by the recipient’s device. It renders messages unreadable if they are intercepted, for example by criminals or law […]

The Power of Code

The Power of Code - design and internet

The Power of Code – How the world came to be run by computer code. From the scythe to the steam engine, we’ve always used technology to control the world around us. But our ability to shape our environment has been transformed by one machine more than any other – the computer. What makes computers […]

Glass Animals Hazey

Glass Animals Hazey - design and internet

Glass Animals Hazey – Matthew Emvin Taylor is a London based freelance cinematographer. While on set he works on his feet and uses intuition and experience to make creative decisions as best and as quickly as possible. Possessing a good working knowledge of all mediums, he is dedicated, and reliable and is always trying his utmost […]

Why Privacy Matters

Why Privacy Matters - design and internet

Why Privacy Matters – Glenn Greenwald was one of the first reporters to see – and write about – the Edward Snowden files, with their revelations about the United States’ extensive surveillance of private citizens. In this searing talk, Greenwald makes the case for why you need to care about privacy, even if you’re “not […]

4hero

4Hero - design and internet

4hero is an electronic music group from Dollis Hill, London, comprising producers Mark “Marc Mac” Clair & Dennis “Dego” McFarlane. While the band is often cited, the name is presented as “4hero” on their own albums and websites. Known as early pioneers of breakbeat hardcore and drum and bass music, the group obtained a Mercury […]