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The Truth Will Not Be Googled

Authored by Claire Connelly via RenegadeInc.com, Google has come under scrutiny by free-speech organisations for shutting down neo-Nazi website, Daily Stormer, seemingly too distracted to notice the tech giant has been waging a censorship campaign against news organisations that publish content which conflicts with the narrative of the Washington establishment, along with Facebook and Twitter […]

Ruskies, Sanctions, And Bitcoin – Coincidence?

By Chris at www.CapitalistExploits.at Hands up if you’ve got kids. This is how it works. And tell me I’m wrong. Your progeny sees something, wants it, and whines asks for it. Could be an ice-cream, a fluffy toy, or that juicy sandwich you just prepared. Sometimes they get it, often they don’t. Time progresses and your […]

Visualizing The Diversity Of The Tech Industry

With the recent leak of the “Google Manifesto” and the maelstrom of media backlash that followed, Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins notes that it seems that concerns around diversity in the technology industry have finally reached a boiling point. Today’s infographic from Information is Beautiful breaks down the demographics of 23 major tech companies, based on statistics from […]

Is Ethereum About To Unseat Amazon Cloud?

Ethereum investors have been eagerly awaiting more news about the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, the enterprise platform that’s supposed to transform Ethereum into the Amazon Web Services (AWS) of the future. The announcement of the co-venture between several of the largest US tech companies coincided with the beginning of a massive runup in the value of […]

Error 404: Visualizing The Internet’s Digital Decay

In 2005, one of the most intriguing advertising stunts of the internet age was hatched. As Visual Capitalist's Nick Routley explains, Alex Tew launched the The Million Dollar Homepage, where anyone could “own a piece of internet history” by purchasing pixels-plots (minimum of 10×10) on a massive digital canvas. At the price of just one dollar […]

James Damore: “This Is Why I Was Fired By Google”

Fired Google engineer Jame Damore has penned an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal explaining how his good-faith effort to discuss differences between men and women in tech couldn’t be tolerated in the company’s "ideological echo chamber," adding that self-segregation with similar-minded people has grown in recent decades as we spend more time in digital […]

Understanding The Hysterical Reaction To The Google Memo

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Today’s post is the final installment of a four part series on the Google memo and the various issues it’s raised regarding our cultural capacity for intelligent debate. I’ve also touched upon the very serious issue of Google’s expanding position as an integral and willing tool of […]

Streaming Killed The Cable Bundle: Record 941,000 Pay-TV Customers Ditch Cable In Q2

Back in the ancient days, long before Al Gore had even invented the internet, the Buggles declared once and for all that “Video Killed the Radio Star.”  Now it seems that a remake of that classic MTV hit is in order as, with each passing quarter, it’s becoming increasingly clear that streaming has officially killed […]

Russia Launches $100 Million Bitcoin-Mining Operation

In what some have called a “watershed” moment for bitcoin, Bloomberg reports that a company co-owned by an aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin is seeking to expand Russia’s bitcoin-mining industry, leveraging Russia's cheap energy to rival China as the world’s largest mining market. The company, known as Russian Miner Coin, or RMC, is seeking […]

“I Have A Right To Express My Concerns”: Fired Google Engineer Will Pursue Legal Action; Assange Offers Job

The computer engineer fired by Google for writing a memo in which he slammed the company’s anti-conservative culture and said women are less suited to certain roles in tech and leadership, is considering taking legal action against the company. As a reminder, now former Google employee James Damore, caused outrage when he circulated a manifesto […]