Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's says maybe he should've understood the thing he built and runs. So David Michaelis worries. Not about Zuck. About you.
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Why is Silicon Valley fighting Donald Trump's immigration ban? Check out this H-1B infographic ...
Self-repairing smartphones and adhesive film that attaches to your skin and becomes the device.
Obama supports COP21 and so should you. Here's why.
Let us take an example from the French, who chased anti-Muslim bigots from a memorial.
Daniel Ellsberg and Edward Snowden met last winter, says Ellsberg, the Nixon-era whistleblower who leaked The Pentagon Papers to The New York Times...
A new report is out that links what extreme weather events in 2014 can be linked to global warming.
I do think you'll see some dead unicorns this year - Bill Gurley.
Ikigai is your "reason for being." Do you know how to find it?
It is more important not to kill or shoot down each others pilots than actually hit the target.
Compact living is the new American Dream. A smaller, more efficient house is necessary for the coming world. Infographic.
Cameras in the classroom perhaps could aid teaching, but the video surveillance in schools is still a scary, polarizing idea. Here's why.
The VW emissions scandal heats up in court, turning diesel on its head. As more companies are unmasked, Elon Musk and Tesla gain traction. Commentary.
The sharing economy is taking the world by force. A mutual, peer-to-peer force. JustPark has compiled a chart that shows just how many industries are...
Sexting is on the rise for teens, but a single photo could make them a registered sex offender for life. David Michaelis commentary.
Food and Internet are needed equally in the Syrian refugee crisis. Big tech like Google and Facebook lend a hand in the international situation.
Volkswagen cheated consumers, the US government and the environment with faulty emissions tests. As the CEO steps down and Porsche's chief steps in...
You need to upskill. Obama knows it, the industry knows it and the rhino running to become a unicorn really needs to know it. Improve yourself.
Five percent of all U.S. doctor visits end in misdiagnosis, a study says. Here are the dangers, plus tech solutions that could make a real difference.
Legal settlements now available on Pro Publica reveal some of the financial details tying pharmaceutical companies and doctors. Here's a closer look.
Symphony provides secure messaging for clients. Namely, the largest banks in the U.S. Senator Warren pens a letter of accountability. David Michaelis...
Today marks 70 years since the U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan. Here's why the Doomsday Clock should reflect the coming of another kind of...
New data from a Bank of America report shows that Americans have a mobile addiction. We just can't live without 'em. David Michaelis commentary.
Most US teens don't believe the dumb things they record themselved doing online will haunt them later. They need the right to be forgotten, the same...
Steve Wozniak, Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk are among 1,000 scientists who've written a group letter urging a ban on all fully-autonomous weapons...
AIPAC demands that the Israel nukes, which do not exist, must be upgraded. The recent Iran negotiations have lobbed Assured Mutual Destruction into...
The Internet police are certainly loud, and staunchly moral. Public shaming is only growing on the web. Will we be consumed by our baser instincts?
What do millennial cord-cutters have to do with piracy? The answer is right here in the How TV Producers Lose Billions to Piracy infographic. Check...
Opacity is the main tool used to conceal nuclear developments in the Middle East. Will Obama's new plan change the discussion? David Michaelis...
The Iran nuclear deal has everyone up in arms, but the B61-12 nuclear device recently tested by the U.S. causes more concern. David Michaelis...
According to the data, US CEOs earn more than 300 times what average workers do. Is this CEO pay greed or genius? You be the judge. Infographic.
Tech companies aren't just making new products, they're building a new way of life. In Why Tech Companies Scare Me, David Michaelis shares dystopian...
Where there are markets, there are black markets. And now there's an electronic waste black market. Here are the details. [infographic]
At a summit in Australia this week, Randi Zuckerberg called for a digital detox. Kids are way too immersed in their devices, she says...
Google launches the first pilot for its RideWith car pooling service in Tel Aviv. Here's how it works -- and how RideWith differs from Uber, Lyft.
Preliminary research shows it's dangerous to talk on the phone while driving, even with a hands-free device. Infographic.
Troops in the Middle East are reminded that they should respect and follow the customs of the local land during Ramadan. And the right wing goes nuts.
Your smartphone is germier than a toilet seat. Your tablet, too. What else is? Find out here, in the Everyday Items Dirtier Than A Toilet Seat...
The FBI says it's almost impossible to predict violence from lone-wolf shooters like South Carolina murder suspect Dylann Roof. That's a cop out...
As facial recognition wars continue to rage, the EFF, Silicon Valley honchos and the FBI go head-to-head. Do you have a right to be out of focus...
Producers of shows like "Game of Thrones" and terror groups like ISIS rely on the same techniques. They'll both manipulate us if we don't pay close...
The Dalai Lama says he'd like to come back to Earth as a hot, blonde. We just hope the hot blonde Dalai Lama will still be funny. Anime cartoon.
Neil Armstrong could improvise. But the algorithms that hire everyone today can't look for that. How will this shape the future of humanity?
Senior entrepreneurship is steadily rising in the U.S. There are a number of legitimate factors. David Michaelis analysis.
Securing your digital afterlife is a reality, and it's not easy. David Michaelis analysis.
Experts now are crediting porn with mobile payment growth. The "How Porn Drives Technology Innovation" infographic is our featured infographic today...
Beer is tasty. But it sure is tastier in the right glass. This infographic shows you which beer glass to use and why.
The possibility of Japan's economy stagnating in the near future is very real, and robots may just be the solution. David Michaelis analyzes.
Obama pushes for the Iran nuclear deal but it splits the Jews. David Michaelis commentary and analysis.
Shame is used blatantly in our culture for both decent and terrible purposes. We need a moral compass. David Michaelis commentary.
Is there room in Silicon Valley for anyone older than 30? Is Moore's Law the law of the land for more than just transistors? Commentary by David...
To remain competitive in the ever-changing world of digital publishing, we must learn from the failures of companies like Gigaom. Innovation is key.
Cutting edge sharing concepts bring in huge profits. But do they really care about you, your pocket and your safety? David Michaelis comments.
Many Americans have issues with the American Community Survey. Why? Government surveillance. David Michaelis analysis.
Is the announcement from FCC chairman Wheeler the right call for a free Internet, or are we opening the door to government micromanagement?
At a time when technology is everywhere, Musk, Hawking and others remind us to consider the possible ramifications of AI without moral guidance.
President Barack Obama will issue an executive order today on cyber security at Stanford, CA.
Fitbit can tell you if your Valentine's Day date is the one. Just check your pulse. It's love in the time of technology.
In the debate over the safest form of currency, cash still comes out on top. But don't count out bitcoin or online pay options.
Facebook has new privacy rules that track your behavior even when you're not on Facebook. Also, an infographic about the power of social platforms.
We like Moovit. Here's why.
When will U.S. tech companies arrive in Cuba? David Michaelis commentary.
A drone landed on the White House lawn earlier this week. How exactly will drones affect coming warfare? David Michaelis commentary.
Xiaomi has captured a huge market in China. Here's how it's winning -- and why. David Michaelis commentary.
"Imitation Game" tells the story of Alan Turing, the man who broke Germany's Enigma Machine and helped to end WW2. David Michaelis movie review...
Don't resign on Monday. Instead, work on the courage and attitude you need to make real, lasting changes to your life before it's too late. Here's...
Dropping out may be your best bet in 2015. It's a new century, and traditional education just isn't what it used to be.
The recent ISIS-backed attack on Centcom is just one aspect of cyber jihad. David Michaelis commentary.
US President Barack Obama has announced new tech policies for Cuba, too. Here's what's going down -- and why it matters. David Michaelis analysis.
Here are five stunning examples of Internet visualization and connectivity. We are innovative, inventive people with a lot of data. Check it out.
The recent cyber hacking that Sony experience might have come from North Korea. David Michaelis commentary on digital warfare.
An Israeli designed tech t-shirt may be able to prevent a heart attack. Technology can certainly help with prevention, and here's a great example.
Vint Cerf has made a unique contribution to the formation of the Internet. Our David Michaelis interviewed him about AI and disruptive tech. Read it...
Amid protests and petitions Target pulled Grand Theft Auto 5 off the shelves in Australia. Would this ever happen in the US? Commentary and analysis.
Tech workaholics in Silicon Valley are constantly under stress. Many manage that stress with drugs. It's not healthy as David Michaelis explains.
President Barack Obama laid out new terms for immigration, including those in the tech industry. David Michaelis analysis.
Typewriters might be the answers to increased surveillance and digital threat. Germany and Russia are adopting them to keep messages safe. Are you?
Jon Stewart is fighting against what he calls "fascistic" Jews who disagree with his stance on Israel and Palestine. Commentary.
Did Obama's speech on net neutrality ensure a free and lasting Internet? David Michaelis comments.
The lack of diversity in Silicon Valley is stunning. This infographic shows the disparity, and where we're headed.
It's election day 2014. Yes, vote. But be aware the media ads are getting sleazier. Is there a chance your vote relies upon disinformation? More here.
Face to face meetings matter a lot. It turns out your business might actually do better with some legit face time. Commentary and infographic.
Once we all had the right to be forgotten. It was a guiding principal that let someone just pick up and start over. Now we have the Streisand Effect...
Baby Boomers may get a digital afterlife. Of course, watch out for the ads. David Michaelis explores our digital rights upon death.
Gamergaters accelerate their assault on gaming critics and female gaming designers. David Michaelis reports. Video roundup. Warning: graphic...
While Hong Kong demonstrations continue to rock China, Anonymous and Jackie Chan have come out to support the opposing sides.
Cyborgs are promoted in some quarters as the future ultimate empowerment of disabled. See the pioneering research and blow-back here.
You are the password. Or, rather, your face is the password. And that's great, because you can't forget your face.