It’s official. After camping at the black gates of Twitter for months, Elon Musk stormed into Isengard, becoming the “Chief Twit” of Twitter last week. He brought a large sink with him, but we’re not sure why. Triggered employees and other progressives were all a-flutter, with one WashPo journalist saying it was like the “gates of hell” had opened. … Read More Day zero
If you are serious about online privacy, Gear Patrol think they know how you can start to become a ghost in the machine. They recommend deleting Facebook and prescribe a nomadic use of public wi-fi, which all sounds a bit tricky. Well, at the very least stay away from TikTok! Yes, China is likely a paper tiger, but ByteDance, TikTok’s parent… Read More Now you don’t
You would think that determining whether or not an economy is in recession should be fairly straightforward. While most folks seem to think two quarters of negative growth settles the matter, the White House is insistent that the US is not in recession. Recessions are declared retrospectively, generally by economists, like those at the National Bureau of Economic… Read More Are we or aren’t we?
I recently heard someone say that the following six things matter more than anything else right now: Parents’ rights Medical freedom Secure borders Election integrity Energy independence Freedom of speech on the internet Which of these is a spiritual issue, and which of them is not? Which ones matter to Christians because we are Christians,… Read More Silence
Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt has written quite extensively about social media and its effect on childhood, mental health, and society more broadly. His lengthy piece for The Atlantic was shared widely and for good reason. It is a potted history of how we got here, but also a summary of the impact this technology has on us all. He… Read More Tyranny of the frivolous
Last week, we reported that Elon Musk had set Social Media-land ablaze when he became the largest shareholder of Twitter. But he really set heads exploding a few days ago, making an offer to buy the whole company. During an interview, Musk said he sees Twitter as a “de facto town square” and said that “having a public… Read More You can always build your own Twitter
To the demons, I imagine the internet is like a magical wormhole of happiness. No longer bound to one proximity or another, their images can hop about as they like and even be in many places simultaneously. The God of many faces is a trickster by definition. Jesus is not a trickster God.Judgment day will be… Read More Trustless