via Anna Nemtsova at the Daily Beast
The top 10 technologies for tyranny. I’m vaguely mortified that my favorite childhood game – Civilization II – makes a cameo appearance.
I wish I was as sanguine about the future of authoritarianism as Anne Applebaum, who breezily predicts that repressive regimes not named the People’s Republic of China will have a rough go of it in the coming decades. China, of course, is a pretty glaring exception, and I think Applebaum’s prognosis misses an important aspect…
A necessary dose of reality from Evgeny Morozov on Twitter, technology, and authoritarianism.