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Journal 194
 

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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.

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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.

bit.ly/nyt-ice

IKEA 2.0 | The Verge | Business

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

bit.ly/verge-ikea

Click Here to Kill | Harper's | Crime

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

bit.ly/harpers-murder

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.

bit.ly/wp-impeachment

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?"

bit.ly/cjr-internet

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