On The 12th Day of Christmas, Mr Robot Hacks Gave To Me… Hypernormalisation

What is HyperNormalisation? Well, like it or not, we’re living it. Right Here, Right Now! It’s how Trump won the election and it’s how Putin rules Russia with an iron fist – through fear and confusion. But this era of Post-Truth is nothing new, it’s been happening under our noses for decades, but are you gonna take it? Read More …

Was Original Hacker Phiber Optik The Inspiration for Mr Robot?

This is the story of a boy from New York who whose obsession with hacking began in the computer department of a store at the age of nine. He hacked a corporation and spent time in prison. His name is not Elliot Alderson, it is Mark Abene aka Phiber Optik and this is how he became one of the world’s first hackers and earned the epithet “The Robin Hood of cyberspace” Read More …