by | Oct 23, 2018

On October 21, 1879 Thomas Edison ran an electric current through a carbonized filament of cotton thread suspended in a glass vacuum tube. It glowed for nearly 14 hours, into the next day. Consequently, Edison and his team had invented…

by | Aug 27, 2018

Clifford D. May’s “The China Syndrome” is spot on. Many Americans, and Washington decision-makers, still mistakenly view China as a trading partner rather than a geopolitical adversary.  Mr. May is correct that our “friends” are singularly focused on usurping America’s First World…

by | Aug 10, 2018

Mainstream big technology companies’ market value has exploded in 2018. At first glance, the rise seems understandable. The technologies developed are ubiquitous. When taking a closer look at the numbers, with particular reflection on the 2008 financial crisis, some serious…

by | Aug 4, 2018

Apple Inc.’s stock value topped one trillion dollars yesterday. Apple gained 2.9% from its opening, briefly tipping to one trillion, followed by a selloff. The stock ended the day above one trillion at $207.39 a share. The first member of…

by | Jul 31, 2018

We are a nation of meddlesome Americans. It was not always thus. There was a time when Americans did not nark on their neighbors. They didn’t inform on their coworkers. They have not, historically, been the comrades in a communist…

by | Jun 27, 2018

Bloomberg just released a piece on how Google is attempting to use personal health data to determine longevity. Perhaps this will be a useful technology, knowing for how much longer a loved one may have to organize their final goodbyes….

by | Apr 9, 2018

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…

by | Jan 23, 2018

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…

by | Nov 29, 2017

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…

by | Sep 27, 2017

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…

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