Balls to you, Google

Yesterday, TOC examined the Washington Post's disgust with Google and Apple for not creating a centralized database so government can retain information about each American's whereabouts at all times. I applaud both companies for this nod to privacy, but there is a catch or two when you consider Google's other activities. Google appears to fear… Continue reading Balls to you, Google

Thanks to the Internet of Things

Your trash disposal habits might now require a small EMP generator before you can safely throw away a lightbulb. Recycling is definitely contraindicated without that EMP.  Or a 2 pound sledge (wear eye-protection). The people scanning the conveyor belt to sort actual trash out of the recycling stream could quickly "monetize" burned out lightbulbs without… Continue reading Thanks to the Internet of Things