Ghosts & the FCC

This feels like a mashup piece. When I say the dead have risen, hiding amongst us, what comes to mind? If you said Halloween, you'd of course be wrong. Every day in 2017 has news that sounds as if it is straight out of a horror author's playbook - but no, I'm not taking about … Continue reading Ghosts & the FCC


Start-Up Cycle

Day 21 – October 22nd After living in the bay area of California, it can seem like there are successful startups around every corner. Indeed, as many of my reader know, I am bootstrapping one myself that solves a tangible and meaningful problem. I promise I will go public about that soon, but until then, … Continue reading Start-Up Cycle

Michigan Internet Trouble

Day 18 – October 19th A few days after writing about Michigan and a day after writing about the FCC's newest roadmap to dismantle net neutrality, my state has garnered unwanted attention because of a terrible bill championed by Michigan Freshman Representative Michele Hoitenga. The bill, likely written by ISPs, tries to prevent communities from … Continue reading Michigan Internet Trouble

FCC votes on Net Neutrality

Day 17 - October 18th Another day, another way to screw over American consumers, am I right? Ajit Pai, the current chairman of the FCC and former Verizon lawyer (what, conflict of interest...what is that?!) is expected to circulate the text of his rule and announce a vote to undercut net neutrality in this country … Continue reading FCC votes on Net Neutrality

The Trust in Privacy

Day 11 – October 12th Last week, I wrote my annual piece about this year's line of new Google hardware, reviewing such products as the Pixel 2, Pixelbook, and the product under the spotlight today: the Google Home Mini. A few days ago, Artem Russakovskii, a reviewer who received a test Google Home Mini, discovered … Continue reading The Trust in Privacy