Smartphones bring just-in-time efficiency and corporate discipline to everything from shopping to sex slavery
Codebreaker and pioneering computer scientist Alan turing’s life and death illustrate how spies often feel the need to encrypt their personal lives
The spylike pursuit of information rather than knowledge makes us function less as thinkers than processors, personal computers — and inefficient, low-powered ones at that. We are not the subjects who know things or intentionally produce knowledge; we are instead means of circulation — objects through which information passes with more or less noise in
An American grandparent recalls infiltrating the Soviet Union disguised as an ordinary tourist from Long Island.
“Inattentive,” “rude,” and “dumb” service workers damage the value of their bosses’ product in subtle acts of psycho-social sabotage so pervasive that an entire industry of mystery shoppers has sprung up to combat it
In Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, women are nowhere and everywhere