We’re as bewitched by the charms of “hold my beer while I…” videos as the next netizen, but if we’re going to make any sort of real progress in understanding our future, we have to devote time to critical thinking.

That’s the premise of our salons, which are an hour packed with ideas and dialogs you won’t find anywhere else. So imagine a Parisian flat cluttered with original Matisse and Picasso canvases, a decanter of absinthe balanced on a Proust manuscript, and pull up a (figurative) chair.


AxisOfEasy #163: Amazon’s newest director is ex-NSA and wanted to surveil all data, everywhere

Posted by on Tuesday, September 15th, 2020 in

easyDNS announces DKIM support on all easyMail accounts DHS proposes expansion of biometric data for immigrants  AI pretends to...

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AxisOfEasy Salon #21: We need a fix, and nobody can fix it

Posted by on Friday, September 11th, 2020 in

The band got back together and "the boys were back in town" as we held the first salon with all three of us present since #18 in M...

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AxisOfEasy #162: WordPress 0-Day exposes millions of sites to compromise

Posted by on Tuesday, September 8th, 2020 in

Wordpress File Manager plugin bug exposes millions of sites to compromise Aussie cops arrest and cuff  pregnant woman in her hom...

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AxisOfEasy Salon #20: Brenna Smith: Where does Bitcoin fit in after Nation States embrace digital currencies?

Posted by on Friday, September 4th, 2020 in

This week Jesse and I had the good fortune to welcome Brenna Smith onto the show. Brenna is a writer for Bellingcat and a investig...

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AxisOfEasy #161: Blame Canada: CenturyLink outage cascades across major internet providers

Posted by on Tuesday, September 1st, 2020 in

Sendgrid account hack leads to spike in spam levels Police increasingly want access to smart speaker recordings Blame Canada: Ce...

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AxisOfEasy Salon #19: CEO Bill Ottman and the Knotted Web of Big Tech Hypocrisy

Posted by on Friday, August 28th, 2020 in

This week brought another special guest to the show in co-founder and CEO Bill Ottman. We commiserated and traded war...

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