George LeVines
George LeVines
George is a regular contributor to BetaBoston. Find him pestering public officials and scouring documents at the public records news service MuckRock. He also dabbles in photography and webdesign over here. Time your meals correctly and you might find him working a certain science-themed bar and grill in Central Square. He lives by Gift of the Wind at the northmost crossing of Red and Purple.

Stories by George LeVines

The abuse in your pocket
As domestic abuse goes digital, shelters turn to counter-surveillance with Tor
Tor Privacy Womens Shelter
Sarah's abuser gained access to every password she had. He monitored her bank accounts and used her phone to track her location and read her conversations. She endured four years of regular physical and emotional trauma enabled by meticulous digital surveillance and the existing support services, from shelters to police, were almost powerless to help her. Read More
Hacking Energy
Boston Cleanweb Hackathon an opportunity to innovate for earth
( AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
On Friday, coders, entrepreneurs, and local students will convene at the new Greentown Labs in Somerville for the the third annual Boston Cleanweb Hackathon. Attendees of the two day event will attempt to apply innovative technology to some of the biggest challenges in the fields of energy and sustainability. Read More