Category: Technology

Trump’s ‘Space Force’ Is More Like a Lead Balloon

Trump’s ‘Space Force’ Is More Like a Lead Balloon

What is today's compelling need--the current rationale--for establishing a Space Force now?
The US Space Program? It’s a Disgrace

The US Space Program? It’s a Disgrace

The United States used to be about big things. What happened to that, especially when it comes to outer space?
The Department of Energy: The Agency Rick Perry Forgot

The Department of Energy: The Agency Rick Perry Forgot

The truth is that Perry has not been alone in his ignorance: the Department of Energy historically has been a very misunderstood federal agency.
Finding Out What Voters Really Think About Presidental Debates

Finding Out What Voters Really Think About Presidental Debates

With the 2020 presidential campaign season underway, a new cycle of debates has been set in motion -- complete with perpetual analysis as to what transpired in each.
How Amazon and Silicon Valley Seduced the Pentagon

How Amazon and Silicon Valley Seduced the Pentagon

Tech moguls like Jeff Bezos and Eric Schmidt have gotten unprecedented access to the Pentagon. And one whistleblower who raised flags has paid the price.
Want to Meet With the Trump Administration? Donald Trump Jr.’s Hunting Buddy Can Help

Want to Meet With the Trump Administration? Donald Trump Jr.’s Hunting Buddy Can Help

Tommy Hicks Jr. isn’t in government, but he’s a longtime pal of the president’s son. That has put him in the room when the administration talks China and 5G policy, and it lets him help others — including one friend who had $143 million riding on the outcome.
Google Cares About One Thing, and It Isn’t Politics

Google Cares About One Thing, and It Isn’t Politics

The bias you see when you look at your Google search results is your own.
The Oil Industry In An Electric Future

The Oil Industry In An Electric Future

The adoption of electric vehicles will have consequences
Civil Rights Groups Have Been Warning Facebook About Hate Speech In Secret Groups For Years

Civil Rights Groups Have Been Warning Facebook About Hate Speech In Secret Groups For Years

Civil rights groups say they have been noticing and raising the issue of hateful posts in hidden forums for years — with limited response from Facebook.
New Bill Aimed at Helping Conservatives on Social Media Called ‘Hot Garbage’

New Bill Aimed at Helping Conservatives on Social Media Called ‘Hot Garbage’

The new bill would create a new federal bureaucracy to police online content.