Facebook, It’s Time to Put the Rules in One Place

On Jan. 28, Facebook responded to the Facebook Oversight Board’s first set of policy recommendations. These nonbinding recommendations included a suggestion that Facebook should “create a new Community Standard on health misinformation, consolidating and clarifying the existing rules in one place.” Plainly stated, the Oversight Board told Facebook, your policies are confusing and hard to […]

Judge Rules Law Enforcement Can Plunder DNA Database

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Military Commissions Judge Rules Against Government Privilege Claim in Nashiri Case

A new military commissions judge in the Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri case has dismissed a series of government motions seeking to not turn over classified materials to Nashiri’s defense team. In April, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit threw out more than three years of orders issued by the case’s former, Col. Vance […]

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World Many modern knowledge workers now spend most of their brain power battling distraction and interruption, whether because of the incessant pinging of devices, noisy open-plan offices or the difficulty of deciding what deserves your attention the most. When Cal Newport coined the term ‘deep work’ […]