Weinergate: Told ya so

by Phil Elmore -- I'm not normally one to say, "See? I told you so," but ... Wait. Yes, I am. See? I told you so. Last week in Technocracy, I explained more…

Rep. Weiner's absurd 'hacker' claim

by Phil Elmore -- It wasn't me. I didn't do it. Yes, it came from my account. Yes, it had my name appended to it. No, there's no evidence whatsoever that anyone more…

The high-tech battle against scammers

by Phil Elmore -- We monitor our credit scores more closely than ever before. We are also more directly and immediately connected to those scores. This is a function of technology, of more…

Baby-naming child abuse

by Phil Elmore -- His name is "Like," and his parents are idiots. An Israeli couple previously named young Like's sisters "Pie" (yes, as in the dessert) and "Dvash" (Hebrew for "honey"). more…

Adults living with mom and dad: Grow up!

by Phil Elmore -- May is upon us. Spring is finally here, after a long, hard winter no doubt caused by "global warming." Oh, excuse me; that should be "global climate change," more…

Man or monster?

by Phil Elmore -- "Battle not with monsters," wrote Friedrich Nietzsche, "lest ye become a monster; and if you gaze into the abyss, the abyss gazes into you." Nietzsche understood that to more…

The incubator for narcissism

by Phil Elmore -- In the last few Technocracy columns, I have dealt with topics that have in common the theme of your mental and emotional fortitude. How do you approach your more…

Beware nut-job 'trolls'

by Phil Elmore -- There's a scene in the movie "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back" in which the movie's protagonists act out a fantasy that lives large in the minds of more…

Do you suffer from 'FOMO'?

by Phil Elmore -- Is your computer laughing at you? Is your smartphone taunting you? Do you feel worthless, inadequate or simply intimidated by the things you see when you read your more…

From Internet surfers to Internet serfs

by Phil Elmore -- It is said that everyone has a price. In a challenging economy – one suffering under the yoke of President Obama's hostility to capitalism and free enterprise – more…