Change My View On Reddit Helps People Challenge Their Own Opinions

Change My View On Reddit Helps People Challenge Their Own Opinions
Four years ago, a Scottish teenager set out to do the impossible: cordon off a space for measured, civil conversation between people who believe different things — on the Internet! Now there are over 300,000 members of the Change My View subreddit. The founder talks about the surprising rules he had to implement in order to make the space work, and a researcher tells us who discovered a kind of agree-to-disagree inflection point by studying the group.

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Shadow Brokers Group Leaks Stolen National Security Agency Hacking Tools

Shadow Brokers Group Leaks Stolen National Security Agency Hacking Tools
Last August, hacking tools were stolen from the National Security Agency. Now, those tools are being used in a number of cyber attacks around the world, and there’s mounting pressure on the NSA to do something. NPR’s Robert Siegel talks with Nicole Perlroth, who has been covering this for The New York Times.

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