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Is Facebook Using Public Confusion Over Its Scandal To Monetize User Data Even More?

 

The Cambridge Analytica scandal first revealed several weeks ago since has continued to avalanche, with Facebook stock taking a beating, numerous organizations, personalities, and users abandoning the platform, and Mark Zuckerberg himself testifying before Congress for the first time. Even Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, recently publicly left Facebook, criticizing the company’s business practices as […]

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Alarmist Climate Researchers Abandon Scientific Method

 

So-called “consensus” climate science reaches new lows nearly every day, with many researchers now better resembling dogmatic, fire-and-brimstone preachers — the kind of people who burnt heretics at the stake during the Middle Ages and suppressed scientific discovery — than scientists engaged in the pursuit of knowledge. I don’t begrudge scientists who either believe their […]

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He’s Right! Scott Pruitt Hits Ball Out of the Park on Climate Change

 

On February 6, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt was interviewed by Gerard Ramalho on Nevada’s KSNV-TV. What he said about climate change produced the usual cat calls and hisses from liberal environmentalists and their stable of paid pseudo-scientists, but the rest of us recognized it as being a solid-gold presentation. Pruitt began by […]

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John Brennan Hacked by Evil UK Kid Named Kane

 

This would be funny if it weren’t so serious. British teenager Kane Gamble (yes, that’s his real name) pretended to be CIA chief Brennan, took sensitive information and put it on the internet, and terrorized American government officials: A 15-year-old gained access to plans for intelligence operations in Afghanistan and Iran by pretending to be […]

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SpaceX Sending People to Space Next Year with an Engine That Just Exploded?

 

Aeronautical technology is in the midst of rapidly taking off with enormous potential economic and societal benefits. Thanks to significant advancements in the technology in recent years as well as a renewed interest across the nation and world in pushing space exploration, such as the Trump Administration announcing in late September that it was bringing […]

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New Mexico Schools to Teach Climate Dogma

 

New Mexico’s Public Education Department (PED) did a disservice to New Mexico’s students, and the taxpayers who fund schools, last week when it caved in to climate extremists in the battle over how to teach climate science in the state’s schools. The PED was in the midst of updating its standards for science education. Initially, […]

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It’s Official: The Left Has Abandoned Evolution

 

Of all the absurd and ill-informed clichés being parroted by today’s politicos, the notion of science as a saber wielded exclusively by the left is among the most laughable. Fear mongering over GMOs and absurd arguments about when life begins (and should end) have done plenty to damage the left’s scientific street cred. But liberals’ […]

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Don’t Call Climate Skeptics ‘Deniers,’ Call Us ‘Correct’

 

Arturo Casadevall and Ferric Fang, two academic microbiologists with no special knowledge of climate, recently used their article in the Hill to commit the repellent but now commonplace hate-crime of describing researchers skeptical of the sillier exaggerations of the climate-change establishment as “denialists.” This disfiguring hate-word, calculated to invite an invidious comparison between climate skeptics and those who […]

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Is Technology Really Better for Education?

 

Of the propaganda that generally swirls around public education, none is more prominent than the claim that technological “personalized learning” can transform learning. Ed-tech companies trumpet how “innovative” and “engaging” their products are, perfect for efficiently training the 21st-century drones needed by the global economy. Buy our digital devices for your students, they urge, and […]

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Gay Face and Technology

 

What happens when technology not only knows who you are but knows what you are, what you do, and what you might do ala the movie Minority Report? Google and Facebook already collect scary amounts of data. Facial recognition has been around for a decade and is more accurate than most know. And now, a […]

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