Tag Archives: sarah jeong

Making ethical bots, over at Motherboard

To my tremendous honor, Sarah’s Motherboard article about instilling ethics in Twitter bots quotes me in a few places. In particular, it recounts a story I hadn’t told publicly about a bot I didn’t make. Recently, Higgins hoped to make an iterator bot out of turn-of-the-century popular music that had been digitized by the New […]

Chalking “STOP NSA SPYING” on Snowden’s old street

While I was on vacation in Hawaii, my friends and I took a trip to Edward Snowden’s former house in the Waipahu area. Not much to see—it’s just a house in a residential neighborhood—but we were nearby and thought it’d be fun to make the trip. Here’s a picture of the five of us posed […]

Newsletter launch: 5 Useful Articles

I’ve launched a new weekly newsletter on copyright, trademark, and patent policy with my friend Sarah Jeong. It’s called 5 Useful Articles, which is a pun. We announced the newsletter Monday and sent out the first issue on Thursday to some 150 people. We’ve had new subscribers since then without much more promotion, so maybe […]