It’s really very hard to understand why Twitter thinks it’s necessary to enable technology which provides selective censorship. Now, when a local country objects to a tweet, the company has the ability to selectively remove a specific post. I suppose if it provides a tool for something they were doing manually – and thus saves […]
Another newspaper has been shuttered – the Rocky Mountain News.
Lets take a lesson from this market and focus on what is important.
There are only a few types of email. Understanding and dealing with each appropriately will improve the quality of our communications – sparing our coworkers the burden of dealing with our mail that does not accomplish a purpose.
“A program is like a recipe”,”imagine a world in which if you share a recipe they will put you in prison for sharing that recipe”
Anyone who has spent enough time in public positions sooner or later encounters people hostile to your cause. I’ve served in countless volunteer positions through the years and am constantly surprised when I encounter people who have assumed that some self serving or malicious intent sits behind the organization I direct. The fact of the […]
On my drive home this evening I listened to the Sean Hannity radio program. He was interviewing a set of residents of Niagra, New York. They are contesting the state as it evicts them from their home. The state is invoking eminent domain. It is supporting the local Indian tribe as it seeks to build […]
The 9th Circuit Court overturns a lower court ruling, via Computerworld. Susan Crawford, a law professor who teaches a course on cyberlaw at Cardozo School of Law in New York, labeled the decision a “missed opportunity” to decide whether “it is appropriate for one country to assert extraterritorial jurisdiction over [Web] servers located in another […]
Amazon.com provides readers with the ability to review books. What happens when the community reviewing a book despises the author? Where does freedom of speech end and harassment start?
Concerned that “biohackers” would wreck havoc, researchers are looking for ways to police the bio engineering field.