Honesty

What’s going on? I’m gone for only three weeks and… alright, let’s get into it.

Mr. Zuckerberg Goes to Washington –

And it doesn’t exactly go well for the great Stone Face.

After the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal – in which Cambridge created a personality application, … Read More

Bad Blood

It sounded like a good idea.

(Strike that.)

It sounded like a great idea: one simple blood test that required a single finger prick would give “everyday Americans unlimited control over their health,” The New York Times writes (Mar. 15).

The key promise Theranos founder … Read More

There’s a moment during the first act of Orson Welles’s classic film, The Magnificent Ambersons – a period story about the rise and fall of a local family – where Welles, as narrator, points out what a terror young, self-centered George Amberson Minafer is to … Read More

Courtesy of Dan Piraro – bizarro.com

Ten years ago, March 8, I launched this website with two goals:

“First, I hope to generate a greater awareness of the importance of ethics in our lives; second, I want to foster a dialog with others about the … Read More

Social media and video-sharing sites have become the new weapon of choice by activists. The problem is the lack of responsibility shown by some users and readers of information that is used to exploit fears and biases with false theories and propaganda.

E.g. David Hogg … Read More

During a conversation with a friend about the Parkland school shooting, I was struck by something she said: “I’m not a Republican or a Democrat; I’m an American.”

Wednesday’s news was consumed with the aftershock of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. The first … Read More

A. Lincoln: The Interview

I was told by White House Press Secretary John G. Nicolay, that “Mr. Lincoln needed a little respite after recent news of a loss in our great civil war.”

“John, I’ve been waiting months for this interview.”

“He’s at Murphy’s Bar next door to the … Read More