Facebook Data and Political Identities

Good morning- Once again users forget that the most valuable asset held by Alphabet, Amazon and Facebook has nothing to do with the technology and infrastructure that those companies produce but the data about the users who use those systems. I am not convinced that micro-targeting by companies is wrong.  This is just clever advertising.  … Continue reading Facebook Data and Political Identities


Charlottesville, an Unfortunate Aberration

Good morning all- Regarding the recent protests, counter-protests and violence in Charlottesville.  This is disturbing news and I have been struggling to find ways to see such serious political action as legitimate separate from racism because this seems just too much to take seriously.  After searching through some of the organizations involved it appears that … Continue reading Charlottesville, an Unfortunate Aberration

Prey- A Review

2032 when Prey takes place is the not so distant future.  No real intriguing speculations about the future considering the whole plot of Prey takes place in an alternate universe in which Kennedy was never assassinated (among other differences).  But perhaps understanding how to manipulate neurology is our next big frontier.