Do US Tech Companies Have Too Much Influence?

If you want to review business and political fireworks that will become front-page news, then take a look at the major US-based technology companies: Apple, Amazon, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter.  These six behemoths control the vast majority of information flow,

Drag Racing at Kil-Kare

I was on my 40-mile bicycle ride this morning, which took us right past Kil-Kare Motor Speedway.  This raceway is located approximately 10 miles east of Dayton.  The place was packed, and of course the drag racers were loud, so

Pravda and New York Times

I get a kick out of people that consider the New York Times to be the “the paper of record” for news around the world.  The NYT ably represents everything that is wrong with large corporations and journalism.   In a

Does AI Mean ‘Augmented Intelligence’?

Update Here is another article, this time in TechSpot, that outlines some of the presumptuous and misleading claims for artificial intelligence: In a separate study from last year that analyzed neural network recommendation systems used by media streaming services, researchers found

Communism, Capitalism… and Money

The latest with the NBA and China has focused a bright light on the tensions between Communism and Capitalism (always remember that the true tensions are between tyranny and anarchy).  It’s an interesting situation with all of the emerging American