Red Echo

December 22, 2010

Bruce Sterling has the deepest, most thoughtful commentary I’ve read on the whole Wikileaks situation. This is very much a cryptopunk project, and Sterling understands that background like very few others; he’s also looking at this with a broader perspective, explaining the deeply nerdy worldview that spawned Wikileaks without losing touch with the bigger culture around it.

1 Comment

  1. I like this quote: “He’s got about as much to do with the political aspects of his war as Monica Lewinsky did with the lasting sexual mania that afflicts the American Republic.”

    Comment by Micah Cowan — December 22, 2010 @ 6:42 pm