by | Aug 16, 2019

In 1993’s Falling Down, Michael Douglas plays a Department of Defense engineer who rampages across Los Angeles after he’s laid off. When a cop finally catches him, he stammers, “I’m the bad guy? How did that happen? I did everything…

by | Aug 2, 2019

Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley continued his crusade against tech giants on Tuesday, introducing a bill to Congress that would force social media companies to mitigate the risks of “psychological exploitation” associated with their services. In a tweet accompanying his announcement,…

by | Jul 7, 2019

What, exactly, is the cloud? Where is the cloud? (No, not up there.) In the most simplistic terms possible, cloud computing involves storing and accessing data and programs over the internet instead of a traditional hard drive. In many ways,…

by | Jun 28, 2019

On Wednesday, the House Committee on Homeland Security drilled witnesses from social media companies. Though the hearing’s main focus was the companies’ efforts to combat terrorist content, misinformation, and hate speech, representatives took the opportunity to attack the companies for…

by | Jun 26, 2019

The event “Will we ban hate speech? Lessons From Europe and the Threat of Big Tech,” hosted last week by The Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C., illuminated the ties between the recent uptick in Big Tech censorship and the deteriorating…

by | Jun 15, 2019

Jordan Peterson, New York Times best-selling author and vocal advocate of free speech, says he will be launching a new social media platform that is free of restrictive censorship. With a terms of service predicated on free-speech policies, ThinkSpot (sign…

by | Jun 7, 2019

At the urging of other journalists, YouTube demonetized and deplatformed various voices this week. Steven Crowder, an actor, comedian, and activist with nearly four million subscribers on his YouTube channel, remains on the site but stripped of the ability to…

by | Mar 8, 2019

In 2008’s iconic superhero film The Dark Knight, Heath Ledger’s Joker barks at Christian Bale’s Batman: Don’t talk like one of [the cops]; you’re not! Even if you’d like to be. To them, you’re just a freak, like me. They…

by | Dec 26, 2018

As everyone knows who has not been living in a cave without electricity or Internet, we are now officially in a “Bear Market” in stocks. This means, in a basic way, that stock prices are off at least 20 percent…

by | Apr 9, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg is sorry. He’s so very sorry. In fact, Zuckerberg isn’t even sure he likes his own website. Facebook really is bad, after all. Amazingly bad. I mean, come on, it lets icky foreigners influence our elections! This is…

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