The dangers of innovation

by Phil Elmore -- When I was growing up, my father was a firm believer in two things: technology and manly responsibility. Our home was a testament to both these ideals. There more…

A generation of smartphone zombies

by Phil Elmore -- Summertime. It used to a time for children to spend lazy days outside in the sunshine, and as a child I remember many a day spent at a more…

Subway dumped him -- so should his friends

by Phil Elmore -- By now you've heard the disturbing news about Subway spokesman Jared Fogle. The famously fat man who slimmed down on a diet limited exclusively to Subway sandwiches, and more…

Vital tips to secure your smartphone

by Phil Elmore -- Your smartphone. It's your constant companion. It's in your pocket almost all the time. You rely on it for communications, for entertainment and for a variety of tasks more…

Response to scientist's 'sexism' proves his point!

by Phil Elmore -- Is "good science" politically correct? That's the question various scientists and social commentators are asking themselves this week following "sexist" remarks made by Tim Hunt, who won the more…

Don't bring a lawsuit to a knife fight

by Phil Elmore -- The cutting edge is one of the most important pieces of technology in the history of humanity. It makes the manufacture of other tools possible. It is invaluable more…

How fake science leads to Democratic oppression

by Phil Elmore -- "Who is to blame when fake science gets published?" That is the headline in the Sydney Morning Herald, which references the (allegedly) falsified and now apparently discredited study more…