Disruptions: Fliers Must Turn Off Devices, but It’s Not Clear Why. The policy requiring travelers to turn off electronic devices during takeoff and landing has zero supporting data. On the Frontier flight I took last night to DC, their $6/flight DirectTV remained on the entire time. Hypocritical.
Now let us be clear here, Mr. Chabinsky, while we understand that you and your colleagues may find breaking into websites unacceptable, let us tell you what WE find unacceptable: Governments lying to their citizens and inducing fear and terror to keep them in control… Continue reading →
Cloud Government. I hire Scott Adams to be the new prez.
Ev Williams: The Challenges of a Web of Infinite Info. According a co-founder of Twitter, “what’s ‘dead’ is the original model of the web, which was completely distributed and decentralized.” Instead, large corporations will own huge tracts of land of which netizens sharecrop small plots…. Continue reading →
The Economist, Nov. 11, 2010: Both Google and Facebook are run like absolute monarchies in which hundreds of millions of users (digital serfs, some might say) have created identities. Rather like mercantilist countries in the offline realm, both companies operate policies to protect this asset…. Continue reading →
“5. In case the guest does not sleep during late hours and remains out of the room during the day times his activities should be kept under watch. In the night-time there is a possibility of making explosive device after collecting necessary equipment/articles during the… Continue reading →