Security/Insecurity in the News, Oct. 11 – 25

Scary

Hey everybody. Here’s what’s been going on in the news in the past two weeks re: security/insecurity.

Our forward-charging culture sees regret as a sign of weakness and failure. But how else can we learn from our past? (Aeon Magazine)

Were brutalist buildings on college campuses really designed to thwart student riots? (Slate)

Are we alone? The search for life among the stars (The Atlantic)

Think you can live offline without being tracked? Here’s what it takes. (Fast Company)

The image of Bruce McCandless’ spacewalk two decades ago still amazes. It was the first untethered walk ever—and was among the last. (Smithsonian Magazine)

Antibiotics can’t keep up with ‘nightmare’ superbugs (NPR)

24 extraordinary photos of the making of the atomic bomb (Buzzfeed)

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