Just to show that I don’t only grouse and that sometimes I have a proposals for solutions that I think would work and might even appease most parties in a compromise, here’s […]
These aren’t the drones you’re looking for: The U.S. shift to droid warfare and surveillance
by Kevin Rogers In George Lucas’s Star Wars universe, droids are robots with tasks including translation, computing and repair work. The series’ most famous droids, C-3PO and R2-D2, take on these benign […]
Is it a felony when companies ask for Facebook passwords? My letter to the FBI…
It has recently come to my attention that you thought it would be really clever to ask prospective employees for their Facebook passwords so that you could peek under the hood and […]
Nota Bene #118: VOTE!
“I am not fit for this office and should never have been here.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #117: Wake Up!
“Hollywood is so crooked that Mafia gangsters are entirely outclassed and don’t stand a chance. People in Hollywood are smarter. They have more sophisticated knowledge of money and deals and how to […]
Nota Bene #109: You Can't Tuna Fish
“It’s absolutely stunning to me, the contempt in which the network holds the audience. The idea that these people have standards is laughable.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #101: Your Pal, Mike S.
“The guys who are shooting films now are technically brilliant, but there’s no content in their films. I marvel at what I see and wish I could have done a shot like […]
Perpetual fear: a brief moment with Fatherland Security
Not everything in life is a huge deal, but sometimes the small things provide a lot of insight into the big things. Iâ€™m sitting in the Cleveland airport right now, waiting for […]
Who needs a police state when the state polices itself?
Last week, Homeland Security approved a program “giving law enforcement officials and others the ability to view data obtained from satellite and aircraft sensors that can see through cloud cover and even […]
Terminal walling: Sydney split by fence to keep protesters away from world leaders at APEC
Scholars & Rogues presents another post by Guest Scrogue Darryl Mason of The Orstrahyun and Your New Reality. -=- Apparently it’s an honour for Sydney to be chosen to host the APEC […]