Once on the Web, always on the Web

by Phil Elmore -- The Internet is forever. Anything posted online will stay online long after it is "deleted," whether in Google's search cache or in some other form. There really is more…

Shackles on the people – and technology

by Phil Elmore -- There is no better example of the intersection of modern technology and contemporary politicking than that of the ongoing debate over "climate change." The alleged phenomenon once marketed more…

Just try to ignore Twitter

by Phil Elmore -- For the second time in less than two weeks, Twitter crashed for nearly an hour Tuesday. The company blamed a "software glitch," but the fact that the outage more…

Is your smartphone the rotary phone of the future?

by Phil Elmore -- The YouTube account Fine Brothers Productions offers a feature called "Kids React to Technology." The results are predictable, and predictably cute. But before you are tempted to dismiss more…

Bitcoin breakdown

by Phil Elmore -- It never existed, and now it might have vanished. This week, the world's largest bitcoin exchange, "Mt. Gox," suddenly stopped working. Based in Tokyo, the transfer service closed more…

Redefining innocent behavior as racism

by Phil Elmore -- You're a racist. Oh, you don't think you're a racist. You don't subscribe to identity politics. You know that the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a more…

The left's technological bludgeon

by Phil Elmore -- Much has been made of the supposed technology savvy of our Imperious Leader, Barack Hussein Obama, the man who famously refused to give up his beloved BlackBerry – more…

The rubber-science called climate change

by Phil Elmore -- "Climate change." It's a term of convenience, a term that means nothing in and of itself. Our climate changes, our weather is cyclical, and even the best attempts more…

I was a third-world warlord

by Phil Elmore -- A war has been raging since October. Recently, it saw its greatest battle – a conflict that broke records for size, scope and amount of damage. On Monday, more…