I’m almost embarrassed for The Guardian for pushing this story Fake news sharing in US is a rightwing thing, says study “Low-quality, extremist, sensationalist and conspiratorial news published in the US was […]
Let’s talk, America: Why are we hearing about this #deepstate now? Hint: thank the Russkies
And thank the beleaguered supporters of the Trump administration In today’s episode, your friendly gadfly talks about why this is even a thing now. Spoiler: I don’t know why we should thank […]
Let’s talk, America: have your heard about Trump’s nomination of Krebs?
Disarray at DHS seems to be the new normal Remember that weird media site I stumbled into, Executive Mosaic? They report that Krebs “served as director of cybersecurity policy within Microsoft‘s U.S. government affairs […]
Let’s talk, America…and let’s start with the so-called Deep State, because why not?
But first, a word from our sponsor Hi. You might know me from such…no. No, you wouldn’t. I’m nobody. I’m just some rando on the internet. Or maybe I’m a Dem apparatchik. […]
Short fiction: Taxonomy
“Good morning, everyone. I’m glad you could join us today. Let’s just go ahead and dive right in, shall we. Rich and Jamie have a flight back to Europa to catch when […]
Updated: New Facebook !#$&-ery afoot.
Update: I only just made a comment with a link to a Twitter account. Moments after posting, I got the same notification I detail below. Fuckery is indeed afoot. ————– I’m a […]
Still more Russian meddling on Facebook
If you’ve ever wondered how someone becomes radicalized on the internet, finds themselves immersed in a counterfactual narrative so compelling they are driven to violent acts against innocent strangers based on an […]
“Waaah, I’m so discriminated against…” says lawsuit by conservative white male former Google engineers
A new lawsuit against Google by former employee and self-described “conservative white male” James Damore boils down to toddler’s tantrum: “I don’t wanna share my privileges with women and minorities.”
Your freedom of speech is safe with Facebook
Facebook remains clueless about everything except their dominant mission: make Mark Zuckerberg richer. The other day, I was reminded of Richard Spencer’s existence. Now that he’s on the radar and media of […]
FY, TL;DR – The Tech Curmudgeon
Don’t read a news article or blog post if you don’t want to, but don’t “TL;DR” it just because you’re too much of a lazy asshat to bother.