Star Wars Day is the latest example of ‘Google Journalism’

Today, there will be a certain number of people who go to social media to post or say to friends in their office the words, “May the Fourth be with you.” It’s a standard salutation in the geek world to represent the idea that today is Star Wars Day. Continue reading Star Wars Day is the latest example of ‘Google Journalism’

The ‘Draw Muhammad’ event should never have happened in the first place

First and foremost, this is not an attack on freedom of speech. It’s easy to say that any verbal attack on an event that promotes freedom of speech means that we’re against it in some way and that’s simple not the case. Continue reading The ‘Draw Muhammad’ event should never have happened in the first place

Why Elon Musk’s venture into batteries is really a huge deal

Successful internet company… check. Fast-growing car manufacturer… check. Starting a space program… check. Now, Elon Musk is getting into the world of home electric power and it might be his most important endeavor to date. Continue reading Why Elon Musk’s venture into batteries is really a huge deal

USA Today calls Mayweather-Pacquiao fight a waste of time and money (and they might be right)

We’re not the first to agree with mainstream media on most occasions, particularly when it comes to opinion pieces, but an article by Chris Chase on USA Today was spot on with his assessment of last night’s boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. Continue reading USA Today calls Mayweather-Pacquiao fight a waste of time and money (and they might be right)

ISIS murders hundreds of Yazidis to promote conversion

While direct reports from the media have avoided the reasoning for the murders based upon a desire to never speculate, we’ll say it like it is. The Islamic State murdered hundreds of their 40,000 Yazidi captives for one reasons: to try to force as many as possible to convert to Islam. Continue reading ISIS murders hundreds of Yazidis to promote conversion