Anti-Anglo racist tripe

by Phil Elmore -- Books are technology. Since the invention of the movable-type printing press, when Johannes Gutenberg gave the world a vastly more efficient, mechanical means of producing books, to produce more…

Monsters among us

by Phil Elmore -- Her name is Somer Thompson. She was 7 years old. She's dead. In her last minutes of life, this beautiful little girl suffered inhuman acts of brutality. She more…

The dangers of 'net neutrality'

by Phil Elmore -- As we discussed previously in Technocracy, the net-neutrality movement is a response to the danger of a technologically inspired and enforced system of thought crime. We concluded, in more…

The perils of smartphones

by Phil Elmore -- It's a difficult time to be a dedicated user of consumer technology. The pervasive nature of technology, and how this affects American citizens and their liberties on a more…

CNN plug-in: Immoral, dangerous software

by Phil Elmore -- It may sound like a monster from a deep-sea horror movie. It might read like the villainous organization from a spy thriller. Octoshape, however, is neither. It is, more…

Not just gov't that can be tyrannical

by Phil Elmore -- For as long as consumer technology has existed, efforts have been made to counter it. In many technological demographics, this creates a kind of "arms race" in which more…

Technological demonizing

by Phil Elmore -- It is a fundamental characteristic of our technologically driven society, and one that we have discussed previously in Technocracy, that technology distances us from one another. The paradox more…

Will Obama's thugs seize your laptop?

by Phil Elmore -- Twice in the last week, different reports of laptop confiscation have crossed the Technocracy desk. The first is not so terribly surprising; the second is much more alarming. more…

He wants you 'hatemongers' silenced

by Phil Elmore -- When Declan McCullagh's piece in CNET News sounded the dire warning, "Bill would give president emergency control of Internet," it wasn't a surprise to readers of Technocracy. Back more…