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Immigration Ban? What You Need To Know About H-1B Workers Now
Why is Silicon Valley fighting Donald Trump's immigration ban? Check out this H-1B infographic ...
With iSkin Your Skin Becomes The Screen
Self-repairing smartphones and adhesive film that attaches to your skin and becomes the device.
COP21 and Saving The Earth
Obama supports COP21 and so should you. Here's why.
David Michaelis: lslamophobia is a Trap
Let us take an example from the French, who chased anti-Muslim bigots from a memorial.
Daniel Ellsberg And Edward Snowden: Two of A Kind [commentary]
Daniel Ellsberg and Edward Snowden met last winter, says Ellsberg, the Nixon-era whistleblower who leaked The Pentagon Papers to The New York Times...
Extreme Weather: The New Normal
A new report is out that links what extreme weather events in 2014 can be linked to global warming.
Burning Unicorns in Silicon Valley
I do think you'll see some dead unicorns this year - Bill Gurley.
Why Do You Get up in The Morning? Ikigai, Your Personal Algorithm.
Ikigai is your "reason for being." Do you know how to find it?
Russia USA Agree Not To Kill Same Syrian Civilians
It is more important not to kill or shoot down each others pilots than actually hit the target.
Compact Living: Size Does Matter [infographic]
Compact living is the new American Dream. A smaller, more efficient house is necessary for the coming world. Infographic.
Video Surveillance In The Classroom Polarizes
Cameras in the classroom perhaps could aid teaching, but the video surveillance in schools is still a scary, polarizing idea. Here's why.
Has VW Buried Diesel? Four More Companies Unmasked, Tesla Strides Ahead
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 Global Sharing Economy Is Coming. Wait, It’s Already Here.
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...
Teens Need The Naked Truth about Sexting
Sexting is on the rise for teens, but a single photo could make them a registered sex offender for life. David Michaelis commentary.
Humanitarian Tech Offers Hand in Syrian Refugee Crisis
Food and Internet are needed equally in the Syrian refugee crisis. Big tech like Google and Facebook lend a hand in the international situation.
VW Scandal: Porsche’s CEO Takes Over To Save Cheating VW
Volkswagen cheated consumers, the US government and the environment with faulty emissions tests. As the CEO steps down and Porsche's chief steps in...
Are You Motivated to Upskill? The Unicorn And You [infographic]
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 US Doctor Visits End in Misdiagnosis [infographic]
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.
Bad Medicine: On Big Pharma’s Cozy Relationship With Docs
Legal settlements now available on Pro Publica reveal some of the financial details tying pharmaceutical companies and doctors. Here's a closer look.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren Takes on Symphony
Symphony provides secure messaging for clients. Namely, the largest banks in the U.S. Senator Warren pens a letter of accountability. David Michaelis...
Hiroshima Bomb 70 Years Later: Time to Get A New Doomsday Clock
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...
Please. It’s Just A Phone. Read These Crazy Smartphone Addiction Stats
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.
Don’t US Kids Deserve The Right To Be Forgotten? [infographic]
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...
Wozniak, Musk, Hawking Among 1,000 Voices Urging Autonomous Weapons Ban
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...
Skewed: AIPAC Demands Upgrade of Phantom Israeli Nukes
AIPAC demands that the Israel nukes, which do not exist, must be upgraded. The recent Iran negotiations have lobbed Assured Mutual Destruction into...
Internet Morality Police Will Shame You, Publicly. Watch Out.
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?
How TV Producers Lose Billions to Piracy [infographic]
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...
Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: Iran, Israel and The Middle East [analysis]
Opacity is the main tool used to conceal nuclear developments in the Middle East. Will Obama's new plan change the discussion? David Michaelis...
Iran Nuclear Deal: What About The B61-12 Nuclear Bomb?
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...
CEO Pay: US Bosses Earn 400 Times More Than Workers [infographic]
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.
David Michaelis: Why Tech Companies Scare Me Sometimes
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...
The Electronic Waste Black Market [infographic]
Where there are markets, there are black markets. And now there's an electronic waste black market. Here are the details. [infographic]
Randi Zuckerberg: Why Your Kids Need A Digital Detox
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 RideWith: Google Car Pooling App Tests In Tel Aviv
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.
Hands-Free Calling: Here’s Why You Can’t Handle It [infographic]
Preliminary research shows it's dangerous to talk on the phone while driving, even with a hands-free device. Infographic.
Middle East: Obama Orders Army to Respect Ramadan Rules
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.
Everyday Items Dirtier Than A Toilet Seat? You Bet
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...
Why Can’t The FBI Profile A White Supremacist Shooter?
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...
Facial Recognition Wars: AI Never Forgets A Face
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...
“Game of Thrones” And ISIS: What They Have in Common
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...
Hot Blonde Dalai Lama: At Least He’s Funny!
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: Would He Be Hired By An Algorithm?
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 on The Rise
Senior entrepreneurship is steadily rising in the U.S. There are a number of legitimate factors. David Michaelis analysis.
It Might Be Time to Get A Digital Afterlife [infographic]
Securing your digital afterlife is a reality, and it's not easy. David Michaelis analysis.
How Porn Drives Tech Innovation [infographic]
Experts now are crediting porn with mobile payment growth. The "How Porn Drives Technology Innovation" infographic is our featured infographic today...
Matching The Beer to The Beer Glass [infographic]
Beer is tasty. But it sure is tastier in the right glass. This infographic shows you which beer glass to use and why.
Robots vs Migrants: The Dilemma of Japan’s Stagnating Economy
The possibility of Japan's economy stagnating in the near future is very real, and robots may just be the solution. David Michaelis analyzes.
Joint Plan of Action: Obama Splits Jews with Iran Nuclear Deal
Obama pushes for the Iran nuclear deal but it splits the Jews. David Michaelis commentary and analysis.
Shame on You! The Double Edged Social Media Sword
Shame is used blatantly in our culture for both decent and terrible purposes. We need a moral compass. David Michaelis commentary.
No Country For Old Geeks: Moore’s Law and Ageism in Silicon Valley
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...
A Noble Failure: Gigaom Crashes
To remain competitive in the ever-changing world of digital publishing, we must learn from the failures of companies like Gigaom. Innovation is key.
Sharing Economy? Here’s The Truth
Cutting edge sharing concepts bring in huge profits. But do they really care about you, your pocket and your safety? David Michaelis comments.
Four Questions Americans Hate and the NSA Loves
Many Americans have issues with the American Community Survey. Why? Government surveillance. David Michaelis analysis.
Net Neutrality: The Victory of Main Street? [analysis]
Is the announcement from FCC chairman Wheeler the right call for a free Internet, or are we opening the door to government micromanagement?
Elon Musk, AI Threat and a $10 Million Challenge
At a time when technology is everywhere, Musk, Hawking and others remind us to consider the possible ramifications of AI without moral guidance.
Obama’s Executive Order: Cybersecurity, Privacy [livestream]
President Barack Obama will issue an executive order today on cyber security at Stanford, CA.
Fitbit: Check Your Pulse on Valentine’s Day
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.
What To Trust: Bitcoin or the Dollar?
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’s New Privacy Rules and Social Stats [infographic]
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.
Moovit for Android, Apple iOS: Review
We like Moovit. Here's why.
The Cuba-U.S. Information Highway Starts Now
When will U.S. tech companies arrive in Cuba? David Michaelis commentary.
Drones On White House Lawn: Secret Service Tech Lagging?
A drone landed on the White House lawn earlier this week. How exactly will drones affect coming warfare? David Michaelis commentary.
Xiaomi Beats Samsung: A Triumph of Strategy
Xiaomi has captured a huge market in China. Here's how it's winning -- and why. David Michaelis commentary.
Real Life Imitation Game: The Enigma of Alan Turing
"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 Your Job on Monday: Watch This First!
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 to Disrupt, the 2015 Option
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.
Cyber Jihad and Your Twitter Feed
The recent ISIS-backed attack on Centcom is just one aspect of cyber jihad. David Michaelis commentary.
David Michaelis: Why New Tech Policies in Cuba Matter
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.
5 Best Visuals of 2014
Here are five stunning examples of Internet visualization and connectivity. We are innovative, inventive people with a lot of data. Check it out.
Cyber Hacking, Sony and Asymmetric Warfare
The recent cyber hacking that Sony experience might have come from North Korea. David Michaelis commentary on digital warfare.
Israeli Sensor-Based T-Shirt Can Prevent Heart Attacks
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.
Exclusive Interview with Vint Cerf
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...
Target Pulls Grand Theft Auto 5 Off Shelves
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.
The Ice Age: Tech Workaholics and Drugs [infographic]
Tech workaholics in Silicon Valley are constantly under stress. Many manage that stress with drugs. It's not healthy as David Michaelis explains.
Valley Of Immigration: Obama on New Tech Rules
President Barack Obama laid out new terms for immigration, including those in the tech industry. David Michaelis analysis.
Typewriters Have No Back Door: Retro Tech and NSA
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 Confronts Jewish Pressure, Video
Jon Stewart is fighting against what he calls "fascistic" Jews who disagree with his stance on Israel and Palestine. Commentary.
Has Obama Saved Net Neutrality?
Did Obama's speech on net neutrality ensure a free and lasting Internet? David Michaelis comments.
Silicon Valley Diversity: Non-Existent [infographic]
The lack of diversity in Silicon Valley is stunning. This infographic shows the disparity, and where we're headed.
Election Day 2014: On Sleaze and Disinformation
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 Matters, Beats Online Tools-infographics
Face to face meetings matter a lot. It turns out your business might actually do better with some legit face time. Commentary and infographic.
Not Made in America: The Right to Be Forgotten
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...
Get A Digital Afterlife, Full of Ads (video)
Baby Boomers may get a digital afterlife. Of course, watch out for the ads. David Michaelis explores our digital rights upon death.
Gamergaters, Revenge Slutting and You [video roundup]
Gamergaters accelerate their assault on gaming critics and female gaming designers. David Michaelis reports. Video roundup. Warning: graphic...
Hong Kong: Anonymous vs. Jackie Chan
While Hong Kong demonstrations continue to rock China, Anonymous and Jackie Chan have come out to support the opposing sides.
Will Cyborgs Replace the Disabled?-Video
Cyborgs are promoted in some quarters as the future ultimate empowerment of disabled. See the pioneering research and blow-back here.
Intel and Facelock Push Facial Recognition Forward
You are the password. Or, rather, your face is the password. And that's great, because you can't forget your face.
ISIS, Social Media and Evil Branding
ISIS news wins on social media despite Twitter and other corporate powers's efforts to stop them through algorithms.
Why You Need a Tech Free Vacation
Take a real tech free vacation. You need one. Here's why. Tech Free Vacation infographic.
Digital Storytelling for Today’s Kids (Infographic)
What are kids reading these days? Can ebooks and "regular" books coexist? The answer is yes.
Workplace Bullying: Are You a Victim?
New research by IDG Connect shows that bullying is on the rise in Silicon Valley and other tech companies. David Michaelis takes a look.
Test Your Digital Quotient! Is It Better than a Six Year Old?
Did you measure your Digital Quotient lately? A new study shows six year olds and teens are much more fluid with technology than their older...
How Consumers Foot the Bill For Data Breaches
The cost to retailers like Target is high, but consumers still are left holding the bag in the end. Here''s how consumers foot the bill for data...
A Good X Is A Dead X: Hate Speech Wins on Social Media
Hate speech is rampant on social media. What, if anything, are sites like Facebook, Twitter and Google + doing to stop it? David Michaelis commentary.
How Facebook and US Military Manipulate Our Data
The dark net is about the faceless agencies. Facebook operates in full light, but is ethically questionable. They manipulate data, just like the NSA...
Facebook: Just Be Happy … and Shut Up
Facebook manipulated 700,000 news feeds in a "scientific" study to gauge emotional response. Was it right? No. David Michaelis digs in.
Facial Recognition: Facebook Anti, Banks Pro
Is facial recognition the ultimate password? Facebook doesn't think so. But banks and tech firms think its safe. See the debate here.
Obama’s Risky Choices: Big Data, Small Answers
How will Obama handle ISIS? The Black Budget allows for a huge amount of big data, but the spy agencies have trouble processing information...
Passing the Turing Test: First Eugene, Next a Schizophrenic?
Posing as Eugene Goostman, a snotty Ukranian teen bot program passed the Turing Test. Couldn't a bot posing as, for example, an angry schizophrenic...
Moral and Amoral Drones: Video of the Week
Will drones have a sense of morality? Check out this stunning video of the week and commentary digging into moral and amoral drone futures.
Uber vs. Cabs: Battle for a Sharing Economy
The next time you shout, "Taxi!" check your phone for a new service on the mean streets. Uber customers rave about the convenience, but the taxi...
EU Court Rules Against Google Search History, Internet Censored
The EU Court of Justice ruled in favor of amending search history if it is outdated, specifically targeting Google Search. The giant must defend or...
Making Sense of James Clapper’s Promises, Threats and Meta-Data Kills
U.S. director of national intelligence James Clapper is making promises about limiting U.S. surveillance -- or are they threats? David Michaelis...
Game of Thrones: Rape Scene, Mobile Messaging Analysis
Game of Thrones is everywhere. The controversial rape scene made it one of the most-mobile-messaged weekly events on the planet. Analysis.
Boomers: Looking for Jobs in All the Wrong Places? What to Do Now
Boomers and older Gen X-ers are looking for jobs in all the wrong places. If you're one, here's what to do -- and how to get a clue. Analysis...
Lean Data: Six New Rules for a Saner Data World (Infographic)
Is it possible to tame big data? Maybe. Lean data is all about navigating the massive data sea and staying safe. See the six new rules of lean data...
Eight Ways to Spring Clean Your Smartphones and Tablets (tips)
You shouldn't have waited for spring, but why not now? Here's how to spring clean your smartphones and tablets. Faster, safer devices await. Tips.
HP and the Internet of Things Insecurity: A New Peeping Tom Consortium (infographic)
The Internet of Things is taking over. A new consortium, led by Cisco, has been formed to make it happen. See how your appliances will stream all...
NSA Hacks Huawei: How It Worked, Leaked NSA Slides Here (analysis)
China wants answers about the most-recent NSA leaks, showing the NSA hacks Huawei and other Chinese firms. Here's the inside story, leaked slides and...
The Web Turns 25: Who Will Make the New Rules? USA Retreats, analysis
What kind of web do we want and who will make the rules? After its 25th birthday, the web is ready for change. See the inventor's plea in the Web We...
Will Feinstein Ask for Asylum? CIA and The Rule of Nobody
Our David Michaelis considers CIA spying on US Congress, the dirty secrets at Guantanemo and the Video of Torture he produced in 2009. There's a Rule...
China’s Internet: Biggest Mall on Earth
China recently overtook the U.S. as the biggest e-commerce market in the world and is set to be worth $541 billion by 2015. Analysis plus infographic.
Data Monsters? Connected Cars infographic, analysis
Connected cars are the next big thing. But they invade your privacy, report your data, and can be hacked. David Michaelis reports.
General Alexander VS Snowden Answers at SXWS Update
General Alexander has lashed out against the media for its treatment of the NSA. The agency is no longer something to fear. David Michaelis reports.
Trolls, Haters as Sadists: How to Avoid and Report Abuse
Recent research shows that trolls and haters are sadists. Read on to see why, how to stop and deal with their malicious behavior. Should we out them?
NSA Intercepts Recordings on Yahoo! Webcams Including Naked Images
1.8 million Yahoo! webcam users have had their images intercepted and recorded by the NSA. Operation Optic Nerve uncovered. Read more here.
Netflix A Fallen Hero? Comcast Deal Washes Net Neutrality (commentary)
This week Netflix entered into a streaming agreement with Comcast. We thought they were in support of net neutrality. Now they are part of the...
Predictive Analytics, Moneyball and Einstein: Predicting Who Will Drop Out
Einstein recommended solving our problems in a new way. Predictive analytics may be the answer for stemming the university drop out rate. Analysis by...
Free voice Call-MWC 2014- WhatsApp $19 Billion Purchase Triggers Privacy Worries (Infographic)
Only when you see the world map of Facebook and WhatsApp users do you can get the full impact of this acquisition. Its global reach shows the power...
Nintendo’s “Blood Games” Use War Metals From War-torn Countries
Precious minerals used to make electronics are causing slavery and war in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Nintendo uses some of these precious...
Geek Love: What Not to Do on Valentine’s Day
Geek Love? If you're lucky these nine tips will guarantee your inner geeky habits won't ruin your romantic plans. Plus, a history of geek love...
Confidential: Three Apps To Keep Your Secrets
Is it confidential? Check out these three apps that will help protect your privacy. David Michaelis discusses the new world we live in where privacy...
The Day We Fight Back NSA Protest: 20 NSA PRISM FACTS
Feb. 11, 2014 is The Day We Fight Back, an Internet protest against NSA surveillance tactics. Here are 20 things you need to know about NSA PRISM...
A New American Dream: Call It Crowd Power
Crowdfunding is turning the traditional economics of building a startup on its head. Check out our analysis -- and the Crowd Power infographic -- for...
Worry Not About the Bot: 10 Rad Jobs of the Future infographic
Job-stealing robots got you down? Worry not about the bot. Within 10 years, great new careers will arise. Here's the 10 Rad Jobs of the Future...
David Michaelis: Are You Human Enough to Keep Your Job?
Bots are already taking over our jobs. For what will humans be valued? How will we need to work moving forward? Here's David Michaelis with a closer...
Will a Robot Take Your Job? Techno Takeover infographic
Can your job be managed just fine with you out and a robot in? It's the Techno Takeover infographic, summing up seven jobs that robots are taking...
Coldest Super Bowl Ever? Climate Code Red Explains Why
The experts all agree it will be the coldest Super Bowl ever played. Climate Code Red and our David Michaelis help explain why.
Wedding Crashers: Drones and No Medals for Dirty War Reality
Drones are more and more common. The military uses, though, are seriously problematic. Dirty Wars, a crashed wedding, and the real statistics.
The Cyber State: NSA Trains CryptoKids, Tracks Angry Birds, Parents Spy
The NSA tracks Angry Birds, trains children to hack, and creates a society of surveillance. Parents creep along their kids' social media. What does...
Unlikely Hero Netflix Leads Net Neutrality Fight-Obama Support
Net neutrality was just shot down, which could mean the end of a free Internet. Netflix has spoken out against the ruling. Will it be enough?
Microsoft to Non-US Customers: Store Data Offshore, Off NSA Grid (analysis)
Microsoft breaks rank, becoming the first tech company to offer non-U.S. users the option to store data outside the U.S. -- and outside the reach of...
Reforms? Obama NSA Scorecard (EFF infographic)
The EFF created an Obama NSA scorecard re the U.S. president's take on privacy issues the NSA scandal brings up. And Obama scored miserably...
Silicon Titans Worried about Obama Policies, Internet Balkanization
Silicon Valley titans are concerned about Obama's Internet privacy speech. The lack of action could lead to the balkanization of the Internet.
Obama: Change in Internet Trust? Nope. Zero Privacy, Get Over It
President Obama's speech on Internet security and the NSA was meant to offer hope in these dark times. It didn't change much. See our David...
Facebook and New Trending: We Know What You Were Thinking!
Facebook knows what you are thinking. Surprised? Big data and self-censorship are moving fast, and the social giant has tabs on everyone. Read more...
Sex Bots and Robotics: Why a Droid is My Next Girlfriend
Some believe in a happy, robot-powered future see sex and robots as necessary and important parts of their vision. Yes, sex -- and yes, sex and...
NSA: You Probably Think This Post is About You
The NSA needs to get over itself. It isn't that the media misunderstands the NSA. The NSA misunderstands the media, tech and the people they serve...
Personal Data as Payment: Citizen Rights, Encryption and the EFF (infographic)
Personal data is being used as currency. Meanwhile, it's not necessarily private. Even when you ask it to be.
Brains and Helmets on Fire: Singularity, the Transhuman Hope (infographic)
It's 2014 and our David Michaelis tackles Singularity. Skully Helmets, a critique of the future, and the endless possibilities of human existence are...
Edward Snowden: Mission Accomplished-NYT Call for Amnesty (video, analysis)
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, in a December 25, 2013 holiday video released to British TV, announces: "Mission accomplished." He remains in...
New MHealth Apps: Security and Risk Management (infographic)
New MHealth apps are great for keeping your body on track. David Michaelis discusses the benefits and security drawbacks of the MHealth industry.
David Michaelis: On the NSA PRISM vs Obamacare Disconnect (infographic)
The Obamacare site and the NSA PRISM project each collect a lot of data about you. David Michaelis asks why no one is connecting the data privacy...
Toxic E-waste Grows Globally, Recycle Your Gadget (infographic)
Toxic E-waste is growing at a fast rate globally, and you are probably a major contributor. Did you already buy your Christmas E-gadget gift? Make...
Eight Silicon Valley Giants Demand Roll Back of NSA Surveillance
aNewDomain.net — Eight CEOs of Silicon Valley’s top companies, AOL, Apple, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo...
RIP Nelson Mandela: World Tweets on Forgiving Not Forgetting
Nelson Mandela left behind him a huge legacy, the impact of which will take generations to realize.
Breaking Bad Graphic Explains NSA Social Meta Data–You Are Tracked Now
A Breaking Bad graphic gives insight to the ease of NSA Meta Data. How safe is your online identity?
Synbio: Nano-Robots are Coming, Do You Really Want to Live 150 years? (infographic)
Nano robots and computer chips will soon become part of your body with Synbio. The next bio innovation? You could live to be 150 years old.
Expressions of Fear and Hope Follow Publication of Latest World Web Index
aNewDomain.net — The World Wide Web Foundation issued a warning recently about the impact of the Internet on people and countries...
Breaking the Speed of “Like,” Snapchat passes on $3 billion (infographic)
Snapchat is informally valued at $3 billion thanks to Facebook. Why did it refuse the offer you could not refuse? David Michaelis comments.
China Dream: How the US Will Help Make China Richer, Greener
The China Dream calls for an environmentally progressive China. China can be richer -- and greener. But it needs help. Here's where the help is...
The Freedom Act: Three Monkeys of See No Evil, Hear No Evil vs NSA
The NSA and Senate are at odds. One wants to see no evil while the other can only see evil. The Freedom Act is new legislation that increases...
Ten Mega Corporations Predict Your Shopaholic Addictions (infographic)
10 mega Corporations predict your shopaholic addiction and control all the items offered even as you walk in the door.
Gates Criticizes Zuckerberg on the Best Way to Save the World
aNewDomain.net — What’s the best way to save the world? On the weekend Bill Gates gave a sharply-worded interview to the Financial Times...
Why and How to Reclaim Your Name (analysis, infographic)
As companies take a page from the NSA and use re-identification techniques to learn more about you, there's a move to help you reclaim your name...
Geeks and Non-Geeks: Let’s Work Together
Geeks and non-geeks have a tenuous relationship. But now it's time to work together.
Data Scientists Are the New Rockstars (Infographic)
aNewDomain.net — Traditionally, when you ask kids what they want to be when they grow up, inevitably they will mention something exciting and...
Upgraded Apple iPhone? How To Recycle Your Old iPhone — and Why
Upgraded to the gold iPhone? Recycle your old model. Here's how and why recycling phones should be an absolute must if not mandatory, brought to you...
Hacker Hunters in Demand: Analysis, Infographic
As privacy concern mount,white hat hackers -- and hacker hunters -- are in demand. There's more to the story. Here it is -- plus the Hacker Hunter...
Dread Pirate Roberts and The Silk Road
David Michaelis looks at Dread Pirate Roberts and the demise of Silk Road.
Top Three Social Nets in 2013: Social Media Facts infographic
Check out the top social media facts of 2013 infographic. And here you see the top social nets -- dissected. Whose on top? Facebook, Youtube and...
NSA Wins Crypto Battle, Loses War for Democracy: Jobs’ 1984 Vision
The NSA strategy to overcome all cryptographic barriers is working. Where have those billions gone? The war against democracy rages.
Snapchat: How Self-Destructing Photos Change Everything
aNewDomain.net — That’s a hilarious selfie you just took on Snapchat. Go ahead and send yours. Do it on a whim even. The genius behind...
Vetting NSA, CIA Applicants and the Black Budget (analysis)
Why would the NSA give contractors full access to all the data it collected about Americans and world citizens? And then there's the Black Budget...
Julian Assange Sings for AU Election, Wikileaks on MasterCard: Parody Videos
Julian Assange is the best known quasi politico outside the AU .But he's got some competition. In this parody video, Assange sings and loses the...
Honor Call of Online Trust: Pew Says You Trust Twitter Most
aNewDomain.net — An honor call of online trust, trumpeted by Pew Research Center, shows that Internet users trust the government and law...
How to Protect Your Face in Facebook, The Rebellion and Tag Suggest Hazards infographic
Our David Michaelis advises you protect your face from unwanted tagging in Facebook. Tag Suggest is expanding -- check out the infographic inside.
Gollum Silicon Valley NSA PRISM Money Ties, Kim Dotcom Puts NZ Hobbits On the Case
Kim Dotcom and Mega Uploads NZ-based Hobbits might be the best hope yet to fight the tight and financially sealed alliance among the NSA PRISM...
On Moore`s Law and Social Media Loneliness: Are You Unlike Us?
Social media loneliness. Does it equate to a real feeling of isolation when you spend most of your time interacting with people you don't know?
Groklaw Goes Dark Because of NSA Surveillance, Who Will Go Down Next?
Groklaw ceased ops due to U.S. surveillance programs such as NSA PRISM.The implications for media and other sites that rely on anonymous sources are...
NSA PRISM: Online Tracking Infographic, On the Verge of a Vote
Check out this NSA online tracking infographic -- mind-blowing. The latest on the NSA PRISM flap from our David Michaelis.
U.S. Security Industry Fears Cost of Billions — PRISM Effect on Cloud Export.
aNewDomain.net — The U.S security industry fears that it stands to lose $22-$35 billion over the next three years. This as a result of the...
Bezos Confirms Future Plans For Washington Post , Daily News Disruptions to Follow
aNewDomain.net — Amazon chief Jeff Bezos is an expert on how to disrupt a known business. He did it to Sears — and odds are excellent...
Obama Promises and the Internet of Things: How Your Toaster Will Spy On You In the Future.
aNewDomain.net — On Friday President Obama promised more supervision over the NSA. But in the new tech world of the Internet of Things this is...
Ten Biggest Social Networks in the World, Why China Gets It (infographic)
aNewDomain.net — According to the latest stats, the Google+ social network — launched in 2011 — is No. 4 in the world...
On Beauty and the Geek VS She++ IT Girls: She-Geeks STEM Infographic
aNewDomain.net — IT Girls are a fighting minority in Silicon Valley. Stereotypes are leading many to wonder there is some beauty and the geek...
Amazon Suing CIA-Follow the Money- $600 Million
aNewDomain.net — Amazon is suing the government over a $150 million contract for a massive intelligence community computer cloud that...
Are Data Mining Journalists the New Punks? Video, Analysis
aNewDomain.net — Data mining isn’t just for the U.S. FBI and NSA. Who said it was? It has long been cutting edge tech for business...
David Michaelis: On PRISM, Microsoft, FISA Secret Courts and the Star Chamber
David Michaelis -- On NSA PRISM Secret Courts, and what the deal is with the FISA, Microsoft disclosures and the Star Chamber ...
Exergaming vs. “Potato” Games
Good or bad for you? David Michaelis discusses the benefits and concerns of exergaming by citing two opposing studies and puts his own spin on the...
NSA Fiber Infographic: German Outrage
President Obama's NSA policy is still a hot topic in Europe, and especially in Germany.
David Michaelis: On PRISM Slides, From Woz to Assange, Questioning Authority Cross Gen
Here's our global editor David Michaelis with more insights on the FBI NSA PRISM scandal. The urge to question authority appears to be returning ...
Nanobiology, New Tech and a 30-second Recharge
Is nanobiology the next step for the energy industry? Is it a game changer? David Michaelis takes a closer look.
Terms and Conditions May Apply-the Naked Citizen
aNewDomain.net — The NSA story does not move citizens and politicians to a reawakening about the rights for privacy protection. Although in...
Data Dealer Puts Your Data Value in Perspective, NSA PRISM in Reverse
aNewDomain.net — Anyone who wants to understand privacy as a commodity needs to play a game called Data Dealer. The free online game won first...
Data Privacy: A Right? Steve Wozniak Weighs In, Snowden Whereabouts Unknown
Fast computers, new software, and improved data mining analytic power. Data protection is an important issue as the NSA PRISM plot thickens.
David Michaelis: Why Waze CEO Paved the Right Way for Startups
Our David Michaelis on the wisdom of Waze. It made the right decision to preserve its corp culture and stay in Israel as opposed to move to Silicon...
On the PRISM Generational Divide: Too Wide To Cross
On PRISM and reactions to it, there's an enormous generational divide. Here's why it matters.
David Michaelis: Obama’s PRISM Paradox, Time to Calibrate
There are tradeoffs for 100 percent security, according to President Obama. The biggest issue with PRISM is that no one ever asked Americans whether...
Schmidt and Google’s PRISM Dilemma
Google despite its protestations is funneling corporate and private information to surveillance agencies under PRISM.
Israeli Biotransducer Breakthrough, Bill Gates vs Craig Venter on Bio Computing
Biotransducer Breakthough: Here's why, according to our global columnist David Michaelis, MS founder Bill Gates and biologist J. Craig Venter have...
Social Media: New Face of Disaster Response (infographic, analysis)
aNewDomain.net — Alerting your family and community to the next tidal wave or seasonal storm is an essential social instinct. Back in the day...
In Cloud We Trust: Why the Bloomberg Snoopgate Affair Matters
Too trusting? Our global news ed David Michaelis investigates the recent flap around journalists culling data from Bloomberg terminals. In cloud we...
3D Printing Solar Cells Video and News Analysis, Future Power
Our global news ed David Michaelis reports that AU scientists will use 3D printers to make giant, ultra thin solar cells. 3D Printing Solar Cells...
David Michaelis: Insourcing, Why H-1B Visas Matter (analysis, infographic)
Our David Michaelis talks insourcing. That's the term for bringing in foreign, highly-skilled so-called "guest" workers to make up for the dearth of...