Thursday, October 22, 2020
phishing attacks

Google Fights Back on Phishing

There’s an old American adage - “never bring a knife to a gun fight.”  Google proved this to be radically true after the substantial phishing attacks that cause so much damage...

Congress Members Suggest FCC Danger Zone with Net Neutrality

Net neutrality is the byword of the month, with a series of important suggestions and announcements in recent weeks. The debate over whether the US government will continue to allow the...
Google Drive service

Yo Ho, Yo Ho, A Pirate’s Life for Google

It’s crowded. It’s only 85 degrees but it feels like 115. Time crawls by as the wait time drops from 90 minutes to 60 minutes to half an hour. Finally, it’s...
james damore

Google Fires Memo Author to Control Damage

Marshall Mathers, the rap superstar, is known by a variety of names--Marshall, his birth name, Eminem, his stage name, or Slim Shady, the name of his violent alter ego. In 2002,...

The top 10 fastest Supercomputers in the world

With the release of the most recent Top500 supercomputer list, China still holds the lead in terms total number of systems, at 202. While retaining second place overall, the United States...

Keep It Secret, Keep It Safe

“Keep it secret, keep it safe.” Gandalf uttered these words to Frodo Baggins moments after leaving him with the one Ring. These words would become Frodo’s marching orders throughout the duration...

Better Dead Than Red…Bots?

The Communist scare that swept through America and Western Europe at the beginning of the Cold War lead to some pretty insane political times. Fear of the ‘Reds' caused governments to...
Big Tweet is Watching You


In 1949, George Orwell introduced the famous phrase that causes the innate spine-tingling fear of an authoritarian, censoring, Stalinist, dictatorial, police state: “Big Brother is watching you.”  For some reason, in...
dismantling of neutrality regulations

Net Neutrality and The Dismantling of Regulations

On December 14th, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) is set to vote on whether or not to dismantle the regulations put in place in February 2015 by the Obama administration.  This...
Western Digital and Toshiba

When Business Relationships Need Couples Counseling

Personal relationships are complex. Business relationships can be even worse. What’s so frustrating about them, is the great opportunity for potential. Two companies, providing goods and services which benefit the other,...


Virtual Reality: Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

There’s an old American idiom that says, “Put your money where your mouth is.” It comes from the old days around poker tables when...
Big Tweet is Watching You