Are the homeless noble?

by Phil Elmore -- One of the realities of our technologically saturated world is that technology is used to shape popular-culture attitudes. The prevailing sentiment, the frequently politically left-leaning default outlook, is more…

Are you prepared for technology to fail?

by Phil Elmore -- On June 7, blogger stopped working. The outage was longer than just a couple of hours. It was long enough, in fact, for people who depend on blogger more…

When technology invades the body

by Phil Elmore -- In his groundbreaking cyberpunk novel, "Neuromancer," William Gibson writes of a dystopian society whose citizens are irrevocably enhanced and inevitably corrupted by technology. Technology surrounds them. Technology permeates more…

America's sheeple: Driven by emotion

by Phil Elmore -- In Technocracy, I have written extensively about the technology of self-defense, including firearms and knives. I have said that this technology is integral to the right to defend more…

The myth of the supercriminal

by Phil Elmore -- What is the technology of crime? Since the first primitive man picked up a rock and used it to crack open the skull of his fellow human being, more…

Steve Jobs' flying monkeys

by Phil Elmore -- Picture this: you're sitting at your computer, typing about the day's news and events. You own a popular blog, let's say, and you have quite a few subscribers. more…

A call to action in support of liberty

by Phil Elmore -- I've done something a little different in writing this week's Technocracy. I haven't taken a premise, built a series of links in support of that premise, and then more…

Government machines that can 'read your mind'

by Phil Elmore -- Back in 2008, Fox News reported that Homeland Security was testing a device that "can read your mind," a system called "MALINTENT" that "searches your body for non-verbal more…