Assorted links for Wednesday

The Wall Street Journal is tweaking its firewall. Intelligently.

How a (daft) conspiracy theory about the Clintons has gone viral in China. Interesting for those of us who study conspiracy theories.

Why Monday was a very bad day for the NSA. (And it’s not something to cheer about.)

Puzzled by Virtual Reality’s potential? Me too. But Ben Evans’s The VR Idea Maze is insightful and persuasive.

Data-mining shows that Donald Trump’s most angry or intemperate tweets come from an Android phone. The less contentious tweets come from an iPhone.