Nothing to Hide

Nothing to Hide (still more adventures in surveillance part xi)

Potemkin apps, Fake ads, and the return of little pepe the frog. Your host busts out all his best deep state moves for the grand conclusion of our Surveillance miniseries. Plus Finn Brunton pitches AdNauseum and Siva Vaidhyanathan gives us a tour of the Cryptopticon.

The Rainbows of Inevitability

The Rainbows of Inevitability (still more adventures in surveillance part x)

We take a tour of the sprawl with Metahaven to learn about the propaganda of propaganda and we travel beyond the Facebook wall to learn the real truth about targeted advertising. Plus Project Madison Valleywood!  

Doomed to Repeat

Doomed to Repeat (still more adventures in surveillance part ix)

Your host examines the targeted advertising and fake news that some say put Donald Trump in the White House. Plus: the colonial history of Biometric Surveillance. Thanks to Mira Waits, Ethan Zuckerman and Hannes Grassegger

The Twentieth of January

The Twentieth Day Of January (still more adventures in surveillance part viii)

A spy novel from the 80’s gives Donald Trump and his Russian friends some ideas. PLUS your host inspires the youth with cowardice.  


Entrapment (still more adventures in surveillance vii)

The FBI builds more surveillance traps that don’t work, and your host shares a few of his earliest adventures in surveillance.  

The fairest of them all?

the fairest of them all (still more adventures in surveillance part vi)

Our Surveillance miniseries continues with a special holiday episode. Your host visits both the glass room ( a fake pop up store) and the Google pop up store (a real pop up store). fairist  

Useful Idiots

Useful Idiots (still more adventures in surveillance part v)

Your host discovers you can’t beat the Russians at the fake game and ToE’s Chris reviews Oliver Stone’s Edward Snowden. Plus: Vladislav Surkov and the Potemkin Panopticon. snowdenrussia  

Nolite te bastardes carborundorum

Nolite te bastardes carborundorum (more adventures in surveillance iv)

Donald Trump promises women he will make Surveillance great again. Plus Digital Security Training! donald-melania


Targeted (Still more adventures in Surveillance part iii)

Your host tries his hand at targeted advertising and he dooms his child to a life of exclusion with the simple gift of a stuffed frog. Plus the truth about Facial Recognition. screen-shot-2016-11-08-at-10-26-30-am


Honeypot (Still more adventures in Surveillance part ii)

Your host decides to follow back a Joy Division T-shirt that is following him around the internet. Plus the surveillance that powers behaviorally targeted personalized advertising.