December 14, 2017

Net neutrality is dead [Update]

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today voted to end Obama-era net neutrality protections. Voting along party lines, the ballots were cast as expected with the Republican-controlled […]
December 14, 2017

Internet vampire Peter Thiel aims to save the world with magic mushrooms

Peter Thiel gets a bad rap. I mean, aside from destroying Gawker for saying mean things, funding a startup that makes investing in lawsuits easier, and […]
December 14, 2017

The SPCA’s use of a security robot signals a hellish future for our cities

Last week, The San Francisco chapter of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) was ordered by the city to stop using a […]
December 14, 2017

FCC chief Ajit Pai thinks now is a good time to joke about net neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission is set to take a vote on whether it should repeal net neutrality, aka the guidelines that prevent internet providers from throttling […]
December 14, 2017

Good Samaritan uses Amazon Prime Now to help the homeless

It’s not often a YouTube video about an Amazon service can bring a tear to your eye. In what may be a first for us here […]
December 14, 2017

The iPhone X’s notch is ugly, but it’s a great marketing tool

When it became clear that the iPhone X’s ‘bezel-less’ design would include a huge cutout at the top, people were… divided. “Steve Jobs” would have never […]
December 14, 2017

Watch this BBC reporter try to evade China’s massive CCTV network

BBC reporter John Sudworth recently got a peek behind the curtain at the world’s largest surveillance system. Tasked with remaining undetected by more than 170 million […]
December 14, 2017

It’s almost 2018 and we still have to explain how Twitter works

Twitter today released two new ads showcasing what it’s for and how to use it. It seems as though the ubiquitous microblogging app is having some […]
December 13, 2017

Let Storyist for Mac help whip your writing into shape for less than $20

Storyist for Mac is a word processing app seriously loaded with powerful features to help pull together and streamline the entire writing process. Right now, you […]