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Obama and the Harsh Reality Check

Obama and the Harsh Reality Check

12.12.2013
In short, the guy accomplished the unimaginable. We are now is as stable and strong as can be for a fractured, deeply corrupt, post-9/11...
Fourteen for 2014: A Human Rights Wishlist

Fourteen for 2014: A Human Rights Wishlist

12.10.2013
As 2013 begins to draw into itself for holiday season and the arrival of the coming new year, it is worth thinking about what human rights...

Tech Horror Film or American Renaissance?

12. 9.2013
The world is on the cusp of another technological transformation more profound than the IT revolution. Yet the United States is not prepared...
See Robots Labor, Breathe Robot Smog

See Robots Labor, Breathe Robot Smog

12. 9.2013
Simply put, we cannot count on humans always being better than robots at any particular task.

Time to Leave Afghanistan: Hamid Karzai Gives Washington a Welcome Shove

12. 8.2013
Americans have been fighting in Afghanistan for longer than the Civil War, World War I, and World War II combined. America has overstayed...
Why UPS Workers Aren't Freaking Out About Amazon's Drones

Why UPS Workers Aren't Freaking Out About Amazon's Drones

Dave Jamieson  12. 6.2013
Having grown up in the package delivery business, Julie Thomas used to have an old saying about her industry. Whenever someone debated...
Forest Service Bought Drones To Keep Tabs On Pot Growers, Realized It Couldn't Actually Use Them

Forest Service Bought Drones To Keep Tabs On Pot Growers, Realized It Couldn't Actually Use Them

Jared Gilmour  12. 5.2013
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Forest Service spent $100,000 on two drones to track marijuana growers back in 2006. But because of aviation restrictions...
Amazon Drone Delivery Must Clear State Hurdles

Amazon Drone Delivery Must Clear State Hurdles

Maggie Clark  12. 3.2013
This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides...

Amazon, Domino's and Big Brother: Drones Flying the Not-So-Friendly Surveillance Skies

12. 3.2013
Needless to say, whatever you can imagine, it will not be long before there is a drone suited to every purpose under the sun.
Colbert Precisely Nails Why Amazon Drones Are So Unsettling

Colbert Precisely Nails Why Amazon Drones Are So Unsettling

Ross Luippold  12. 3.2013
Stephen Colbert had a message for Amazon founder and "billionaire Busytown worm" Jeff Bezos last night: Forget about delivery drones, and...
Drone Hunting Practice Begins In Colorado Town

Drone Hunting Practice Begins In Colorado Town

Matt Ferner  12. 2.2013
One resident of the small Colorado town of Deer Trail is hopeful that his drone hunting ordinance will pass, so much so that he's already...
Drone Used To Sneak Contraband Into Georgia Prison

Drone Used To Sneak Contraband Into Georgia Prison

12. 2.2013
Amazon may be making the headlines for drone deliveries, but four suspects in Georgia are one step ahead of the online shopping giant. The...
First Victim of Amazon Drones: The Credibility of CBS and <i>60 Minutes</i>

First Victim of Amazon Drones: The Credibility of CBS and 60 Minutes

12. 2.2013
Why is this incredibly tight-lipped company suddenly showing off prototypes? The answer is that these drones were not designed to carry...
Amazon a Customer Service Champ One Day, Chump the Next?

Amazon a Customer Service Champ One Day, Chump the Next?

12. 2.2013
Perhaps Mayday, in its implied greatness, is just another Amazonian invasion of our privacy we should be wary of.