Given that the history of the NSA surveillance program is thick with deception and coverups, we would do well to regard the passage of the USA Freedom Act, and other proposed reforms, with skepticism. […]
It is a time of fear in the face of freedom, a time of an emptying country and swelling cities, a time for the widening of previous roads and the opening of new paths, yet a time when these paths are mined by knowing algorithms of the all-seeing eye. It is the time of the warrior's peace and the miser's charity, when the planting of a seed is an act of conscientious objection. These are the times when maps fade, old landmarks crumble and direction is lost. Forwards is backwards now, so we glance sideways at the strange lands through which we are all passing, knowing for certain only that our destination has disappeared. We are unready to meet these times, but we proceed nonetheless, adapting as we wander, reshaping the Earth with every tread. Behind us we have left the old times, the standard times, the high times. Welcome to the irregular times.
Yesterday, a Democrat and two Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced the End Warrantless Surveillance of Americans Act, H.R. 2233. The bill would, if passed, prohibit the government from forcing software and technology companies to create “back doors” – secret means through which government agents can enter supposedly secure information systems to search […]
Cotto’s automated market system doesn’t even work reliably. When I tried it this morning, the restaurant’s credit card system wasn’t initializing properly. […]
The message of this advertisement seems to be: Get your students an Android tablet from Google For Education, and video game learning can replace physical education. What Google genius thought that would be an effective piece of marketing? […]
A company whose name rhymes with “Schmapple” would like you to forget that the much less-expensive iPod nano worked as a watch by itself years ago. You have to own another Apple product, costing another few hundred dollars, before you have the privilege of spending another $350 on the Apple Watch.
Marketing genius wins […]
I won’t be rushing out to buy an Apple Watch, and here are the seven reasons why… […]
The user makes loops of the sort that one might hear in the background of a video game by placing icons on a grid, and hurling balls of musical mojo at them. […]
Violating Americans’ trust using a behind-the-curve cultural appeal? It sounds like this guy from Hipster.com will fit in quite nicely with the Jeb Bush for President team. […]
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