Category Archives: Silicon Valley

Tech Bros Escape Hearing Unscathed, Unlike Republicans

It seems that there were two (2) Tech Hearings yesterday. The first was Democrats wondering if Tech Companies are too big and powerful for America’s good. Axios morning email thingie: Here’s where the House Judiciary antitrust subcommittee pressed each company … Continue reading

Posted in Amazon, Apple, Facebook or Faceberg, Silicon Valley, Technology, The Google | 19 Comments

Tech in the News

The Tech Bros are gonna be testifying today before Congress starting at noon ET, so I’m putting this up, quickly, so we can do our homework first: What to watch for in today’s Big Tech CEO hearing in Congress according … Continue reading

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News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News Briefs Wired Magazine —the tech magazine that oddly has little tech in it— has a post to summarize the decade that was: The Most Dangerous People on the Internet This Decade That headline is a little ambiguous … Continue reading

Posted in Facebook or Faceberg, Lord Damp Nut, The Russian Usurper, Pooty-Poot Putin, Silicon Valley, Social Media, Technology | 3 Comments

Google Health: Imagine The Ads You Will See

Hey guys, remember last week when Google bought Fitbit, and everyone (well, me) had a cow that Google would have access to your Fitbit dashboard and know your exercise schedule, heart beat, weight? Such simpler, happier times… Google has signed … Continue reading

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Tweet, Twit, Twat

It begins, as it always does, with a twat, er, tweet: Wow, Report Just Out! Google manipulated from 2.6 million to 16 million votes for Hillary Clinton in 2016 Election! This was put out by a Clinton supporter, not a … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Goat Rodeo, Fox News, Lord Damp Nut, The Russian Usurper, media, Our Failed Political Press, The Google | 8 Comments

NYTimes Falls For Trump’s Latest Conspiracy Theory

Death of the Media NYTimes breathlessly tells us: “The post went up quietly on Facebook’s internal message board last week. Titled ‘We Have a Problem With Political Diversity,’ it quickly took off inside the social network. ‘We are a political monoculture … Continue reading

Posted in Conspiracy Theorists, Facebook or Faceberg, Lord Damp Nut, The Russian Usurper, Our Failed Political Press, Silicon Valley, Social Media, Technology, The Google | 5 Comments

Grifters Gotta Grift

As Prznint Stupid has proven he is a stable genius beyond a shadow of a doubt, Axios notes, what with Social Media and Faceberg in the news that he has his keen intellect focused, bigly,  on… Amazon? “Trump tells people … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Free Speech and Google

I was reading about the male Google engineer who released an offensive sexist screed (Update: he was fired): Google has fired an employee who wrote an internal memo blasting the web company’s diversity policies, creating a firestorm across Silicon Valley. … Continue reading

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Paging Mr. Orwell

Remember, what Google (and Facebook) are really selling is YOU: Google will soon let advertisers tap into one of the most lucrative types of ad targeting: email addresses. The search giant is rolling out a new tool called Customer Match, … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Morning Bottomless Mimosa of Stupid

The 2016 Money Chase, Cont. Hey guys, remember the other day when ¡JEB! the Smartest Bush® Instagram’ed himself taking an Uber to Sunnyvale where he discovered LinkedIn and wrote a blog about The Sharing Economy, flashed his Apple Watch around? … Continue reading

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