Senate Hearings:  A Sea Change for Social Media Companies & Users

Yesterday afternoon the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing entitled:  “Extremist Content and Russian Disinformation Online:  Working with Tech to Find Solutions.” Representing the social […]

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Online Harassment & The Internet Experiment

In last weekend’s New York Times Magazine, staff writer Jenna Wortham asks Why Can’t Silicon Valley Fix Online Harassment? Citing some alarming statistics from a […]

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Ad Hominem

First of all, I hate Twitter.  Not so much as a forum for sharing links to stories or the occasional witticism.  But as a platform […]

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On @POTUS this Memorial Day

As this Memorial Day marks the end of the week in which President Obama christened the @POTUS handle on Twitter; and the pundits and the […]

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Periscope Piracy and the Tao of Tech Writers

Last December, a few glasses of Rioja and I wrote a pretty grumpy rebuttal to Washington Post tech writer Caitlin Dewey, accusing her of cheerleading […]

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