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So much technology exists wholly or in part so that employers can control our lives. However, the wearable technology, called a Moodbeam, isn’t here to monitor your physical health. Instead it allows your employer to track your emotional state. The gadget, which links to a mobile phone app and web interface, has two buttons, one […]
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The Tech of Death

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On June 16, 2020
Gizmodo has this series where they ask experts this or that. For this week’s version, they asked a bunch of historians about which technology has led to the most accidental death. I was one of the historians they asked and pointed to the railroad. I don’t know if trains have in fact killed more people […]

“Lost”

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On August 24, 2019

Watching Uber and Lyft fall on their faces is hilarious. Everything about the fact that these companies are hemorrhaging money after all the hype says what you need to know both about contemporary cap

On Organizing Data

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On February 2, 2018

This is a largely self-serving post, but it’s Friday night and I could use the help of people smarter than me. I am not a particularly technology-oriented guy. I am about 3 years too old for com

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Oh, ICE is just asking tech people to develop technology that would allow it to track immigrants’ social media activity. The Department of Immigration & Customs Enforcement is taking new steps in its plans for monitoring the social media accounts of applicants and holders of U.S. visas. At a tech industry conference last Thursday in […]
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