Dealing Drugs Online

With the untimely death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, there’s a lot in the news about heroin, which sadly is making a big comeback these days. (You’d think after what happened to Kurt Cobain twenty years ago that people would have learned their lesson.) While it’s probably not smart to be selling drugs on the ‘net, that’s apparently what one kid has been accused of doing. 

An Interview With A Digital Drug Lord: The Silk Road's Dread Pirate Roberts (Q&A)

Most black market drug lords don’t give interviews. But the Dread Pirate Roberts isn’t most drug lords. His website, the Silk Road, is designed to allow anyone to buy and sell drugs with the crypto-currency Bitcoin, using the anonymity software Tor to protect their identity. And those same ...

Team travels the Silk Road in driverless cars

An Italian engineering team has waved off two vehicles set to cover the 8,000 miles to China - without drivers.