Schneier on Security / The Security Value of Inefficiency
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Overcapacity is inefficient.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / He Built a Privately Funded Border Wall. It’s Already at Risk of Falling Down if Not Fixed.
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Engineers and hydrologists told ProPublica and The Texas Tribune the wall should not have been built so close to the Rio Grande.

Troy Hunt's Blog / Sustaining Performance Under Extreme Stress
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Project Svalbard (the sale of HIBP which ultimately turned out to be a no-sale ) was a huge part of that and it was all happening whilst still being solely responsible for running the project.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / Why Do People Want to See Donald Trump’s Tax Returns?
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But Nixon had not shared his tax returns entirely willingly.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / Since We Reported on Flawed Roadside Drug Tests, Five More Convictions Have Been Overturned
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Courts in Las Vegas overturned five drug convictions following reporting by ProPublica that detailed flaws in the field tests that police departments across the country have used for decades to make a...

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / Internal Messages Reveal Crisis at Houston Hospitals as Coronavirus Cases Surge
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The crisis in Houston has accelerated rapidly in recent weeks, at times resulting in muddled messaging from both hospital leaders and public officials.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / The Anchorage Museum, Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica Present “Unheard,” a Public Photography and Audio Installation Highlighting Alaska’s Sexual Assault Survivors
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Co-presented by the Anchorage Museum, Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica, the installation features 27 empowering portraits of survivors of sexual assault from across Alaska, along with quotes from t...

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / An Opportunity to Listen as Our “Unheard” Project Becomes a Museum Installation
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It’s OK to tell your story.

Schneier on Security / Securing the International IoT Supply Chain
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And our solution is: enforce the regulations on the domestic company that's selling the stuff to consumers.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / An Employee at a Private Sports Club Owned by This Billionaire Governor Tested Positive for Coronavirus
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This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.Club officials first disclosed the positive COVID-19 test of an employee to club members on Saturday, just ...

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / Republicans and Democrats Agree: GM Should Pay Back the Taxpayers of Ohio
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The Business Journal in Youngstown, Ohio, and ProPublica are investigating economic development incentives in the Mahoning Valley.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / She Needed Lifesaving Medication, but the Only Hospital in Town Did Not Have It
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Mabel Garcia
(Courtesy of Mabel Garcia’s family)The hospital cycled through four management companies in five years, including Synergic Resource Partners, which managed the facility until days after G...

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / Has the IRS Hit Bottom?
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Last year, for instance, Wyden asked Rettig how much it would cost for the IRS to rehire enough agents to return audit rates to the levels of 2010.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / Millions of Homeowners Who Need Flood Insurance Don’t Know It — Thanks to FEMA
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Overall, the First Street model shows many more properties at high risk than FEMA does, but there are localized areas where FEMA deems more homes at risk than First Street.

Schneier on Security / Android Apps Stealing Facebook Credentials
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The apps offered a legitimate functionality, but they also contained malicious code.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / How a PG&E Contractor With a Sketchy Past Made Millions After California’s Deadliest Fire
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And soon PG&E would be doing more business with Bay Area Concrete than ever.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / How North Carolina Transformed Itself Into the Worst State to Be Unemployed
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(We did pay her for her work.)

Schneier on Security / iPhone Apps Stealing Clipboard Data
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While Haj Bakry and Mysk published their research in March, the invasive apps made headlines again this week with the developer beta release of iOS 14 .

CGP Grey / Cortex #103: A New Widgety World
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Grey wants to know what's going on, Myke is changing things up, and they both talk about WWDC 2020.

Articles and Investigations - ProPublica / How Dollar Stores Became Magnets for Crime and Killing
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In 2017, the year he was held up, there were 32 armed robberies at 18 Dollar Generals and Family Dollars in Dayton.

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