Tidbits No. 28

iPhone photo: Google is Skynet. Graffiti. 

iPhone photo: Google is Skynet. Graffiti. 

In a year of big revelations about online surveillance, the anonymous search engine DuckDuckGo emerged as an alternative that won't track or filter bubble you! There are iOS and Android companion apps for DuckDuckGo and you can add the search engine to your desktop browser. I've been using DuckDuckGo for a week now, and interestingly, I find the search results it's giving me much more relevant than Google's! 

RÉPUBLIQUE by Camouflaj is a thrilling, challenging, and topical, stealth-action puzzle game for the iPad. It's set in a dystopian world and the story examines subjects like Orwellian oppression, paranoia, surveillance, censorship, revolution and the uncertainty of your own all-seeing presence’s intent. Your mission is to rescue Hope, République’s young heroine. By hacking into the oppressive totalitarian nation's elaborate surveillance network, you guide Hope through a maze of danger and deception. 

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