Catching a Killer

Catching a Killer - the Golden State Killer

This week we’re looking at how open source DNA data was used to catch the Golden State Killer. Is this an ethical use of technology?

In the pre-amble, Alice and Andrew discussed re:publica, and particularly this talk by Miriam Seyffarth on “E-bracelets and the Digitization of the Pilgrimage to Mecca“.

Police use open source database to find the Golden State Killer

Police used genealogy sites to match DNA of Golden State Killer suspect by Olivia Solon

How a Genealogy Website Led to the Alleged Golden State Killer by Sarah Zhang

America’s Next Top Model

I was rooting for you, we were all rooting for you! – Long Live Tyra Banks

Misleading juries

Juries Don’t Understand Eyewitness Testimony by Elizabeth F. Loftus

Just what is Open Source?

Good question. Here’s the wiki.

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