Category Archives: Technology

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

Posted in Silicon Valley, Technology, The Google | 11 Comments

Can Hardly Wait for the Wrong-Again Rudy Podcast!

Live from Kyiv? You cannot make this up: “Rudy Giuliani is considering reentering the impeachment fray by launching a podcast to provide impeachment analysis of the public hearings in the House of Representatives scheduled for later this week. Giuliani was … Continue reading

Posted in Bad Tech, Technology, Wrong-Again Rudy | 4 Comments

News That Will Drive You to Drink

Happy Hour News Briefs Hey guys, did you know that Wrong-Again Rudy was named President Donald Trump’s cybersecurity adviser in 2017? I learned about it when I read Rudy Giuliani needed Apple genius help to unlock his iPhone after being … Continue reading

Posted in Bad Tech, Technology, Wrong-Again Rudy | 4 Comments

Big Blue In The Age Of Trump

They seem nice: “IBM was called out by job seekers for using racially insensitive labels in an online application, prompting an apology from the tech giant. “New York University computer science student Alex Gao said he felt offended after being … Continue reading

Posted in Bad Tech, racism, Technology, White Punks on Dope | 3 Comments

Our Stable Genius, Part Infinity

The MIT Technology Review email thingie: US threatens to stop sharing intelligence with allies if they use Huawei The US will stop sharing intelligence with countries that use Huawei hardware in their core communication systems, US Secretary of State Mike … Continue reading

Posted in Lord Damp Nut, The Russian Usurper, Spy vs. Spy, Technology | 12 Comments

Mixed Messages, Cont.

In related news, I read today that Microsoft has returned to the king of the heap as the world’s most valuable company. (Hat tip: @NamelessCynic on the electric-powered tweetering device)

Posted in Bad Tech, Mixed Messages, snark, Technology | 3 Comments

Oops, Cont.

There’s more fallout from the devastating NYTimes article on Facebook yesterday: Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg to CBS: “We absolutely did not pay anyone to create fake news” Firm that worked for Facebook tried to plant story alleging liberal bias at Apple … Continue reading

Posted in CBS, Death of the Media, Facebook or Faceberg, media, snark, Social Media, Technology | 4 Comments

‘Oops,’ Cont.

It’s a week since Faceberg announced the Big Hack, and still no one knows anything about the hackers: New York (CNN) — On Sunday, September 16, engineers at Facebook detected some unusual activity on the social media platform’s networks. It … Continue reading

Posted in Facebook or Faceberg, Social Media, Technology, The Death of the Social Media | 3 Comments

News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News Briefs Hey, look, it’s Dr. Chaps talking about how repealing Net Neutrality caused innernet speed to be faster with Matt Barber, the man who only thinks about hot, sweaty man-on-man sex with thighs like pistons that can … Continue reading

Posted in Dr. Chaps, Matt Barber, Net Neutrality, Technology | 3 Comments