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Alphabet’s Eric Schmidt Steps Down From Executive Chairman Role

Alphabet’s Eric Schmidt Steps Down From Executive Chairman Role
After 17 years in senior leadership at the "Do No Evil" shop, Eric Schmidt is stepping down from his executive chairman role at the internet behemoth... After ten years as CEO and seven as Executive Chairman, I can’t wait to dive into the latest in science, technology, and philanthropy. I look forward to working with Larry and Sergey on our... Read More

The Demise Of Dissent: Why The Web Is Becoming Homogenized

The Demise Of Dissent: Why The Web Is Becoming Homogenized
Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, In other words, we'll be left with officially generated and sanctioned fake news and "approved" dissent. We've all heard that the problem with the web is fake news, i.e. unsubstantiated or erroneous content that's designed to mislead or sow confusion. The problem isn't just fake news--it's the homogenization of the web, that... Read More

How Facebook & Google Threaten Public Health… And Democracy

How Facebook & Google Threaten Public Health… And Democracy
Authored by Roger McNamee, op-ed via The Guardian, The sad truth is that Facebook and Google have behaved irresponsibly in the pursuit of massive profits. And this has come at a cost to our health... In an interview this week with Axios, Facebook’s original president, Sean Parker, admitted that the company intentionally sought to addict users and expressed regret at... Read More

Political Backlash Grows Over Google’s Pressure To Censor “Independent” Think Tank

Political Backlash Grows Over Google’s Pressure To Censor “Independent” Think Tank
It was only a matter of time until this happened... For years now, the politicos of the Left have embraced a perfectly symbiotic relationship with the 'progressive' leaders of Silicon Valley.  Tech titans, like Google's Eric Schmidt who got very cozy with the Hillary Clinton campaign, have poured million of dollars of their tech fortunes into Democratic coffers all while... Read More

The Slow Death of the Deadbeat Carriers, pt 4

The Slow Death of the Deadbeat Carriers, pt 4
Over the last 5 years, I have warned that T-Mobile would start turning up the heat in the US dead beat carrier business (see links below). I call them dead beat carriers because they relied on a virtual duopoly of cash cow cash flows and failed toi innovate. They actually allowed Silicon Value to capitalize on thier apathy, and now... Read More