Who Controls Cultural Heritage?

Lucas Lixinski (image courtesy Lucas Lixinski) MUMBAI — The United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) was founded on November 16, 1945 as an agency of the UN with a view to building peace and dialogue through culture and education. It has nearly 200 member countries, and the Continue Reading

African-American Designers Hidden in Plain Sight

Sawyer’s model G View-Master designed by Charles “Chuck” Harrison (image via Wikipedia) I recently participated in a symposium dedicated to celebrating the rich contributions made to design history by Black designers in Chicago. The presentations often interrogated the absence of these names and the histories of established canons. I focused Continue Reading

Hardware Bitcoin Wallets Hacked: The Importance Of Responsible Disclosure

Following yesterday’s article regarding vulnerabilities uncovered in hardware wallets, both Trezor and Ledger have called ‘foul play’ over irresponsible disclosure. Hardware hacking group, wallet.fail, who exposed the security issues, at least partially deny this claim. Responsible Disclosure In the security world, hackers generally only go public with their findings after giving Continue Reading