We must work harder to separate fact from fiction, says Tim Davie | Tim Davie- Tempemail

The problem posed by disinformation online is increasingly serious, the BBC’s director general has said. Tim Davie told the Radio Times: “Traditional journalism has been playing catchup in the disinformation world.” He added that 2020 has repeatedly highlighted the dangers of the internet as conspiracy theories about coronavirus and the Continue Reading

It’s time for fantasy fiction and role-playing games to shed their racist history | Games

When Black Lives Matter protests were raging following the death of George Floyd, the publishers of the tabletop role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons, pledged to take concrete steps to make their games more diverse. Wizards of the Coast promised to “share what we’ve been doing, and what we plan to Continue Reading

How to Stay Sane in an Age of Division by Elif Shafak review – a poignant look back at another age | Books- Tempemail

Two of the most intriguing walk-on characters in Elif Shafak’s How to Stay Sane are the little Egyptian girl named “Facebook” by her parents in that brief, optimistic phase of the Arab spring – and another baby given the name “Like” in Israel just a few months later. They are Continue Reading

The Last of Us Part II review – video-game fiction of groundbreaking power | Games

‘Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.” So goes the saying popularly (if spuriously) attributed to Confucius – a proverbial truth that The Last of Us Part II explores, unflinchingly and sometimes gruesomely, for 30 hours. It is difficult to explain how exactly it does this Continue Reading

Fact from fiction: Finland’s new lessons in combating fake news | World news- Tempemail

You can start when children are very young, said Kari Kivinen. In fact, you should: “Fairytales work well. Take the wily fox who always cheats the other animals with his sly words. That’s not a bad metaphor for a certain kind of politician, is it?” With democracies around the world Continue Reading

US case against Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou is ‘fiction’, say lawyers | Technology

The accusations of sanctions busting against Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou have been dismissed by her lawyers as “fiction” at the start of a legal hearing in Canada in which she is fighting extradition to the United States. Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of the technology conglomerate, and eldest daughter Continue Reading

Fact or Fiction: Mr. Robot – eps2.6succ3ss0r.p12- Tempemail

Hello friends, and welcome to HackerOne’s first edition of “Fact or Fiction,” where we review shows and talk about how realistic (or not!) they are. This week, we’ll be discussing… Mr. Robot demonstrates how far we’ve come in terms of successfully weaving authentic hacking material into film. While classics like Continue Reading

Fact or Fiction: Mr. Robot – eps2.7init5.fve- Tempemail

Welcome to HackerOne’s second edition of “Fact or Fiction,” where we review hacking entertainment and discuss how realistic (or not!) they are. For this blog entry, we’re going to focus on season two’s ninth episode, A.K.A. eps2.7init5.fve. Warning! Spoilers ahead! If you aren’t caught up on season two, now’s your Continue Reading