FROM Amanda Hess
Sony Hack, One Year Later One year ago today, everything changed at Sony . The entertainment company was hacked, probably by North Korea, in retaliation for the Seth Rogen movie The Interview. The computers in the office didn’t work. Troves of data disappeared, like salary information and internal phone numbers. And an avalanche of leaked emails between top executives and Hollywood names like Angelina Jolie and Aaron Sorkin went online. The media, of course, had a field day. But for the rank-and-file employees at Sony, the days after hack were harrowing. What’s the situation one year later?
What the shooting at North Park Elementary means for San Bernardino In San Bernardino yesterday, two people were killed after a man opened fire in a classroom for special-needs kids. What does this say about a city that saw a 41 percent increase in murders between 2015 and 2016? Also, how do kids who witness school shootings cope emotionally?
Symbols of protest, lighting up EDM festivals The Women's March made a huge impact, in part because of its widely worn pink knitted "pussyhat." Does the March for Science need its own unifying symbol? Lighting designer Steve Lieberman is "the man behind the lights" for the country's leading electronic music festivals and nightclubs. He talks about his early experiences with rave culture, and what it takes to spark the excitement of today's EDM fans.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein faces an angry town hall crowd Senator Dianne Feinstein faced an angry crowd at her town hall in Los Angeles Thursday. The anger came from her would-be supporters -- people on the left. Also, a new bill wants to make it illegal for local police to cooperate with the feds who are targeting marijuana growers.