Sad Ignorance About The Value Of Facebook And Google

It's entirely true that Facebook and Google are worth large amounts of money. It's also true that some goodly portion of this comes from their aggregation of the data we so freely give them. That isn't though, the same...

That Mainstream Media Isn’t Understanding Facebook

From our special correspondent, Wessex Man: The New York Times tells us: Debates over privacy have plagued Facebook for years. But the news that Cambridge Analytica, a political data firm that worked on President Trump’s 2016 campaign, was able to gain...
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Scared of AI? You really shouldn’t be…

As a young teen I remember watching the Forbin project, not long after I'd seen Kubrick's 2001. Both films featured computers that had ideas of their own how things should be done. HAL 9000 got its comeuppance as astronaut...

A Local Firefox Command to Make Links Visible

For those who would like the new website to call out links to external articles (such as the news article that gave rise to the Continental Telegraph article), you can code a standing order to do so in Firefox...

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Investors Demand Same Old, Same Old, Over Climate Change

Apparently some mass of investors is demanding that something be done about climate change. See, says The Guardian, even the capitalists are arguing we...