Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Anthony Kennedy Retiring Tops This Week’s Internet News Roundup

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Anthony Kennedy Retiring Tops This Week’s Internet News Roundup

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The last seven days have been difficult for all kids of reasons, most more important than the [closure of the final Toys “R” Us stores], even though folks did need to take a moment to shed a tear at the site of mascot Goeffrey the Giraffe leaving the store one last time. (We’ll leave it…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Anthony Kennedy’s Retirement May Have Huge Consequences for Privacy

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Anthony Kennedy’s Retirement May Have Huge Consequences for Privacy

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Justice Anthony Kennedy, the current Supreme Court’s longest-serving member, announced his retirement Wednesday, paving the way for Trump to shape the future America’s highest court . Nominated by former President Ronald Reagan in 1987, the 81-year-old justice has served as the crucial swing vote in a number of landmark cases, including rulings that legalized same-sex…

Without Anthony Bourdain, Food Instagram Culture Wouldn’t Exist

Without Anthony Bourdain, Food Instagram Culture Wouldn’t Exist

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Anthony Bourdain didn’t think much of Instagram. The idea that sharing food photos constituted a generous and glorious form of fandom didn’t sit well with him. “It’s bullshit,” Bourdain told Smithsonian in 2014. “It’s about making other people feel bad about what they’re eating. And a certain knowledge that what you’re eating is more interesting.”…