Privacy vs. Techonology 2.0

Originally posted at Lorry I Lokey Net Impact Chapter I recently got a new cell phone, which came pre-loaded with an application many are already familiar with as Google Latitude. I like to refer to it as “Google Stalker,” because when the user grants permission, their friends can literally track them wherever they are. If…

Let Me Burst Your Bubble Mr. Thiel

Later this month, Silicon Valley tech magnate Peter Thiel will announce the names of the 20 lucky college students he will pay $100,000 to drop out.  Thiel believes that similar to Americans’ willingness to assume large sums of debt for housing, the ever-increasing debt being assumed by students will create a similar bubble, which too…

The Net Neutrality Ruling: Its Potential Impact on Independent Bloggers

The Net Neutrality Ruling: Its Potential Impact on Independent Bloggers Posted by Angela Bacca on 2/07/11 • Categorized as Editorials The 20th Century was an era of increased efficiency in communications technology. It has allowed our economies and culture to globalize, turning communication into the world’s most valuable currency.Like the print, radio and television media before it, international…