by Jay Pinho

@War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex – Shane Harris

Most frustrating is the author’s futile attempt to reconcile his desire for a broad readership with his choice of a subject as inherently technical as cyber warfare.

Big Data, Slow Speeds

Underlying this technological angst is something deeper, more primal. It is the sense that some right, however virtualized, is being denied by the cartelization of the American telecom space.

When Public Data Is Too Public

The expanding accessibility of data now frightens us in much the same way its mere presence once did.

Fear of Flying

No matter which airline I fly, I continue to cringe at the deliberately ominous abstraction of the announcement, “We’ll be on the ground shortly.”

Presidential Reading

In this golden age of American polarization, it is no surprise that even one’s reading is subject to the scourge of partisan bickering.