Today's Net: There's nowhere to hide

by Phil Elmore -- When I was in college, there was no Internet. Well, I suppose there had to have been, after a fashion, but there was no World Wide Web, no more…

Democrat 'trolls' skulking online

by Phil Elmore -- Two weeks ago in Technocracy, I shared with you my personal experiences – and those of friends and family – concerning the pervasive and persistent influence of Facebook. more…

The demonization of Fox News

by Phil Elmore -- Perhaps the most significant technological innovation in the delivery of news to its audience, after the printing press, was television cable news. Ted Turner's CNN debuted in the more…

Facebook as the new public square

by Phil Elmore -- I lost a friend last week. I know, because, Facebook told me so. It might, in fact, be more accurate to say that Facebook made the decision for more…

Americans not poisoned by 'chemtrails'

by Phil Elmore -- Look to the sky on a sunny day. There's a good chance you'll see something that looks out of place in nature. If nature abhors the straight line, more…

'Machete': "Mexploitation' at its worst

by Phil Elmore -- Movies are technology. Insofar as movies often push innovation in technology, that much is obvious. When James Cameron developed new equipment and methods for films like "The Abyss" more…

Keeping cops honest

by Phil Elmore -- Recently, I watched an online "viral" video in which a protester holding an "Impeach Obama" sign was roughed up by security personnel at a state fair. While the more…

Green religionists are waging war on you

by Phil Elmore -- Did you recycle this week? Did you bow before the altar of the "green" movement? Did you show proper deference to the secular religion of environmentalism? Did you more…