Hey, Hoffa: You will be held accountable

by Phil Elmore -- The Internet exerts a curious influence over its denizens. People who, if they are not reasonable, might at least harbor a healthy respect for the consequences of their more…

Publishing's future and you

by Phil Elmore -- There is no doubt today that the publishing paradigm is changing. The electronic book is replacing the paper book. The influence of major publishers is waning in favor more…

My face on a smashed watermelon

by Phil Elmore -- Technocracy is a column about technology and personal liberty, about how advances and innovations in technology – or abuse of the application of technology – affects your life more…

Who's doing your fishing?

by Phil Elmore -- Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you're a heartless neo-con tea-party terrorist who wants poor people more…

The mob is coming

by Phil Elmore -- Obama hates guns. This is a fact. Like every lib, like every socialist would-be dictator, like every arrogant statist who views his fellow human beings' freedom of action more…

Say goodbye to your CDs, DVDs

by Phil Elmore -- Recently, in my capacity as technical writer, I was asked to use an old piece of software not installed on my PC and not found on my company's more…

Looking for work in a jobless 'recovery'

by Phil Elmore -- You know the sensation: It's that sinking feeling you get when your supervisor asks you to step into his office. The feeling gets worse when he motions you more…

My experiment on Google+

by Phil Elmore -- A question has been rattling around the back of my brain for the last week or two. That question is, "What the hell is Google+, and why is more…

Casey Anthony: Soulless killer

by Phil Elmore -- I'm not going to share a reasoned and persuasive column with you today. I'm not going to share a premise, build from that premise, and guide you to more…