The myth of China's economic prowess

by Phil Elmore -- "With the collapse of the Soviet Union as a superpower, we in the United States became complacent, at least to a certain degree," I wrote six years ago more…

The dangers of innovation

by Phil Elmore -- When I was growing up, my father was a firm believer in two things: technology and manly responsibility. Our home was a testament to both these ideals. There more…

A generation of smartphone zombies

by Phil Elmore -- Summertime. It used to a time for children to spend lazy days outside in the sunshine, and as a child I remember many a day spent at a more…

Subway dumped him -- so should his friends

by Phil Elmore -- By now you've heard the disturbing news about Subway spokesman Jared Fogle. The famously fat man who slimmed down on a diet limited exclusively to Subway sandwiches, and more…

Vital tips to secure your smartphone

by Phil Elmore -- Your smartphone. It's your constant companion. It's in your pocket almost all the time. You rely on it for communications, for entertainment and for a variety of tasks more…

Response to scientist's 'sexism' proves his point!

by Phil Elmore -- Is "good science" politically correct? That's the question various scientists and social commentators are asking themselves this week following "sexist" remarks made by Tim Hunt, who won the more…

Don't bring a lawsuit to a knife fight

by Phil Elmore -- The cutting edge is one of the most important pieces of technology in the history of humanity. It makes the manufacture of other tools possible. It is invaluable more…