The much-revered billionaire of PayPal, electric car, and rocket company fame is having quite a time of it. I figured he was doing great after the recent successes of his rocket launches–especially the giant spectacle made of littering an entire fucking car into the solar system…
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Jobs, AI, taxes, Facebook and democracy all factor into DeLong’s historically rich explanation of where we’re at. He sounds smart.
From the very beginning, Amazon (aka the Bezos) was focused and determined on turning a weird computer-based bookseller into a … More
Here’s another story from the New York Times on the new FCC chairman making moves to dismantle net neutrality. It … More
The Washington Post reports that the FCC has begun to dismantle a federal program that offers a subsidy to poor people for broadband internet service.
It doesn’t take much imagination to believe that the future of a free and open internet will be in jeopardy … More
There may not be an obvious connection between total surveillance and the economic justice issues I try to explain (and … More
In an unstunning (I called it!) development this week the United States Supreme Court ruled in ABC v. Aereo that Aereo’s … More