Code http://nhpr.org en Are Recent Reports About The NSA Overblown? http://nhpr.org/post/are-recent-reports-about-nsa-overblown <p>According to recent reports published by the <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/06/us/nsa-foils-much-internet-encryption.html?pagewanted=all&amp;_r=0" target="_blank">New York Times</a>, Britain’s <a href="http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/06/nsa-encryption-revelations-roadmap-us" target="_blank">Guardian</a> and the non-profit news site <a href="http://www.propublica.org/article/the-nsas-secret-campaign-to-crack-undermine-internet-encryption#odni-response" target="_blank">Pro-Publica</a>, the National Security Agency, in concert with the British government, has cracked a large portion of the digital encryption used by businesses and everyday web users. These reports also outline the billions of dollars the NSA has invested in powerful technology that allows the government unfettered access to nearly all user’s information before it gets encrypted. Our resident tech expert, <strong>Rob Fleischman</strong> says these alarming reports are not <em><u>quite</u></em> true.</p><p><strong>Rob Fleischman </strong>is chief technology officer at Xero-Cole, and our chief explainer of all things wired. He sat down with Virginia Prescott to explain.</p><p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 16:40:27 +0000 Virginia Prescott 34681 at http://nhpr.org Are Recent Reports About The NSA Overblown? From Keg-Stands to Start-up http://nhpr.org/post/keg-stands-start <p>A turn of face in the software programming world - the once nerd haven is being infiltrated by frat-house 'brogrammers'.</p> Wed, 09 May 2012 15:45:14 +0000 Virginia Prescott 4468 at http://nhpr.org From Keg-Stands to Start-up The expiring tax breaks you might NOT have heard about http://nhpr.org/post/expiring-tax-breaks-you-might-not-have-heard-about <p>Amid the kerfluffle over the payroll tax, you might now know how teachers, ethanol producers, and even American Samoans are getting dinged this year.</p> Mon, 19 Dec 2011 17:32:38 +0000 Virginia Prescott 1006 at http://nhpr.org The expiring tax breaks you might NOT have heard about