xeni at November 1st, 2013 19:39 — #1
wioeutqoutryoqw at November 1st, 2013 22:10 — #2
Wow. Interesting site design. I like the frameless video, although I wish they hadn't used such a wide lens. On the big starting portraits, it makes people's faces look fat and distorted and a bit in-your-face, like they are all close talkers.
Do you think Stewart Baker is aware of how off-topic his argument is? The Snowdenian topic concerns the secret powers NSA/GCHQ have. Metaphorically - how deep is the sandbox the NSA gets to play in. Baker's suggesting we can't be told about every grain of sand, so we can't be told the dimensions of the sandbox. Is this a programmed PR tactic? Or just a run of the mill lapse in logic?
I retract the question. Next clip he says he can't prove his rock repels tigers, but he can prove that when we don't have a tiger repelling rock, 3 thousand of people die.
newliminted at November 1st, 2013 22:22 — #3
I hate the site design. It is so unwieldy and non-standard I can't get a solid look at any of the videos. I'll keep trying and maybe I'll be able to come back with the ability to say something meaningful about the content.
boundegar at November 1st, 2013 22:45 — #4
Agreed. I forced myself through part I and it was good stuff, but I had to keep my hands off the mouse, for fear of clicking something active. Every frekin thing on the page is active! I would love to read a text-only version.
newliminted at November 1st, 2013 22:48 — #5
I can't even get into it. Video starts and stops and then it all just stops. There's probably some really good stuff in there.
charles_cfap at November 2nd, 2013 00:32 — #6
On a 30" monitor with a good connection it is stunning! The content, the visuals, the narrative.
I'm very glad the Guardian is living up to their name (in the face of Cameron's threats)
katjakat at November 2nd, 2013 07:37 — #7
I've got it in full screen on my tv. Looks amazing that way, though some of the small print explainers are really small.
And the content is really excellent. Perfect explainer for people who haven't been getting it so far. In my experience that's the huge majority,
xeni at November 10th, 2013 19:48 — #8
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