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Journal 194

Bistro at IKEA Beijing Xihongmen

This week — IKEA, behind the scenes in the impeachment process, imagining a more honest internet, and online marketplaces for murder.

If you only read one thing — The New York Times on ICE's data surveillance and targeting is worth the time.


How ICE Picks Its Targets in the Surveillance Age | The New York Times | Society

A look at how the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is using increasingly invasive data surveillance techniques in its lurch away from the Obama administration's “Felons, not families” approach.

IKEA 2.0 | The Verge | Business

A study of IKEA's efforts in smart home technology illuminates their approach to product development.

Click Here to Kill | Harper's | Crime

A look at online 'murder marketplaces', sometimes scams designed to embezzle funds, sometimes the real thing.

Inside the decision to impeach Trump: How both parties wrestled with a constitutional crisis | The Washington Post | Politics

A behind the scenes look at how the Democratic Party, spearheaded by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, grappled with the impeachment process.

Building a More Honest Internet | Columbia Journalism Review | Society

A piece that asks - "What would social media look like if it served the public interest?"


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