Burning Man for the 1%’: the desert party for the tech elite, with Eric Schmidt in a top hat

Burning Man for the 1%’: the desert party for the tech elite, with Eric Schmidt in a top hat Further Future is the tech-centric, unapologetically luxurious alternative to Burning Man, complete with personal assistants, spa treatments and fine dining Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google’s parent company Alphabet at Further Future. Schmidt describes festival goers… Read More Burning Man for the 1%’: the desert party for the tech elite, with Eric Schmidt in a top hat

How the lives of Osama Bin Laden’s neighbours changed forever

How the lives of Osama Bin Laden’s neighbours changed forever FROM BBC NEWS From the section Asia   Image copyright Reuters Image caption Bin Laden’s compound in 2012, before it was completely demolished Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden was killed in Abbottabad, Pakistan in a dramatic and bloody raid by US Navy Seals on 2… Read More How the lives of Osama Bin Laden’s neighbours changed forever

San Francisco in Crisis as Silicon Valley VC’s Destroy City By The Sea

San Francisco in Crisis as Silicon Valley VC’s Destroy City By The Sea One-third ponder leaving Bay Area amid costs, congestion By Peter Fimrite     Photo: Lea Suzuki, The Chronicle   Image 1 of 23 Only 40 percent feel the region is headed in the right direction, and an equal percentage believe it is… Read More San Francisco in Crisis as Silicon Valley VC’s Destroy City By The Sea

San Francisco Hipsters To Laave City After Feeling Unappreciated For Their Awesomeness

Survey says: 34 percent of Bay Area residents are ready to leave Sarah Whitten | @sarahwhit10 CNBC.com Jeffrey Davis | Getty Images Residents of the California’s Bay Area are eyeing the exits, according to a survey by the Bay Area Council. Some 34 percent of San Francisco-area residents are considering leaving because of high housing… Read More San Francisco Hipsters To Laave City After Feeling Unappreciated For Their Awesomeness

Volvo says Tesla Motors is unsafe because Tesla is just a “wannabe” with a record of hundreds of defects

Volvo fires at Tesla, calls Autopilot feature a “wannabe”  By Lorenzo Tanos   Is a Tesla what you want, what you really, really want? No, we’re not talking about THAT “wannabe,” but that’s the gist of what Volvo’s recent volley at the Palo Alto automaker and its Autopilot feature. This isn’t the first time a… Read More Volvo says Tesla Motors is unsafe because Tesla is just a “wannabe” with a record of hundreds of defects

Got a start-up idea? Funding in 2016 is NOTHING like it used to be!

The Current State of “Seed” Investing After sharing a couple quotes about the seed VC ecosystem on twitter, I figured I’d write a longer post so that founders might better understand what they should expect from “seed” investors when raising their first institutional round of capital. I’m highlighting a few quotes below that I’ve overheard… Read More Got a start-up idea? Funding in 2016 is NOTHING like it used to be!

How The White House Ordered “Hit Jobs” on Families Across America

How The White House Ordered “Hit Jobs” on Families Across America By Arnold Schwimmer You remember when the term “Cleantech” popped up, back when Barack Obama was getting elected, right? You have certainly heard about how all of those companies funded by the Obama Administration suddenly went bankrupt, and failed, right after they got hundreds… Read More How The White House Ordered “Hit Jobs” on Families Across America

Google’s Spying Causes Intel To Shut Down SmartPhone and Tablet Markets

Nobody in the world, with any intelligence, cares to spend hundreds of dollars on a device used solely to help Google spy on them. Smartphones and Tablets Now Universally Known As Threats to Life, Freedom, Privacy, Social life due to Google’s abuses of the data of every human. Intel says “screw that” and begins exit… Read More Google’s Spying Causes Intel To Shut Down SmartPhone and Tablet Markets

Vox’s Puff Piece on Goldman Sachs Doesn’t Reveal Goldman Sponsors Vox

Vox’s Puff Piece on Goldman Sachs Doesn’t Reveal Goldman Sponsors Vox By Adam Johnson Vox’s Matthew Yglesias (4/25/16) gave a generous write-up to Goldman Sachs’ new commercial banking subsidiary, GS Bank, without noting that Goldman Sachs is a sponsor of Vox. Despite the obligatory “to be sure” paragraph, where Yglesias ran through some of the… Read More Vox’s Puff Piece on Goldman Sachs Doesn’t Reveal Goldman Sponsors Vox

Your Asphalt Road Will Kill You With Toxic Petroleum and Coal Poisons Says Oregon State University

Coal-tar based sealcoats on driveways, parking lots far more toxic than suspected Source: Oregon State University Summary: The pavement sealcoat products used widely around the nation on thousands of asphalt driveways and parking lots are significantly more toxic and mutagenic than previously suspected, according to a new article. FULL STORY Sealcoats are products often sprayed… Read More Your Asphalt Road Will Kill You With Toxic Petroleum and Coal Poisons Says Oregon State University

UW Publishes A How To Be a White Yuppie Guide For Ladies

Katherine Long     Look like this, not that: UW pulls cheerleader-tryout advice after angry backlash   The University of Washington’s guidance on how to look for cheerleader tryouts.       A University of Washington infographic advising women how to do their makeup and hair for cheer-team trials sparked a social-media backlash Tuesday.  … Read More UW Publishes A How To Be a White Yuppie Guide For Ladies

Atlanta Professor claims SJW movement was created by Hillary Clinton campaign staff

Atlanta Professor claims SJW movement was created by Hillary Clinton campaign staff     By Deanne Lunst     In internet blog parlance “SJW” stand for Social Justice Warriors. It is a denigrating term meant to refer to obese woman who often identify as lesbian or bi, have tattoos and nose piercings and were formally… Read More Atlanta Professor claims SJW movement was created by Hillary Clinton campaign staff

THE DEATH OF YAHOO: FRAT HOUSE ATTITUDES COST YAHOO ITS LIFE!

  Yahoo only hired “attractive yuppies” but ended up with an ugly bottom line!   The headquarters of in Sunnyvale, California, encompasses roughly 1 million square feet of waterfront office space, with floor-to-ceiling windows and views of San Francisco Bay. Yahoo owns the campus, as well as a 50-acre plot of land in Santa Clara… Read More THE DEATH OF YAHOO: FRAT HOUSE ATTITUDES COST YAHOO ITS LIFE!

Crony Capitalism and the Spigot of Government Subsidies

Crony Capitalism and the Spigot of Government Subsidies By Veronique de Rugy Creating something that people want is how one gets wealthy in a market economy. Sadly, there’s another way to get rich. It’s called cronyism, and it can make billions for the lucky businesses that get government support — whether their products are profitable… Read More Crony Capitalism and the Spigot of Government Subsidies

Apple wants you to know that dead body was “Mexican” so no need to worry. Apple PR needs lessons!

Body Found at Apple’s Cupertino Headquarters Another of the long list of worker suicides or..A staged hit on a man who “knew too much..?” Maane Khatchatourian News Editor, Variety.com @MaaneKhat 0 Shutterstock April 27, 2016 | 11:22AM PT UPDATED: The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a body that was found in a conference… Read More Apple wants you to know that dead body was “Mexican” so no need to worry. Apple PR needs lessons!

As Apple Profits Come Unglued: DEATH AT THE APPLE HQ IN CUPERTINO

In the news Male Employee Found Dead at Apple’s Cupertino Headquarters: Sheriff NBC Bay Area‎ – 20 mins ago A male employee was found dead at Apple’s headquarters in … The Santa Clara County Sheriff is investigating a body found on Apple’s Cupertino headquarters Wednesday. Dead body found at Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino The Verge‎… Read More As Apple Profits Come Unglued: DEATH AT THE APPLE HQ IN CUPERTINO

Apple and Google Begin to Die. Apple loss: $43B. Silicon Valley Blew It!

Apple misses by a mile: Wipes out $43B Matt Krantz, USA TODAY Play Video   Apple shares are down 7% after they released disappointing March quarter results. (Photo: VCG, Getty Images) 191 CONNECTTWEET 30 LINKEDIN 34 COMMENTEMAILMORE Apple (AAPL) missed by a mile. Fanning concerns the world has finally reached a saturation point with smartphones, Apple… Read More Apple and Google Begin to Die. Apple loss: $43B. Silicon Valley Blew It!

America Says Its Own Election System is “Rigged and Worthless”

Exclusive: Half of Americans think presidential nominating system ‘rigged’ – poll NEW YORK | By Chris Kahn A voter casts his ballot in the Pennsylvania primary at a polling place inside a firehouse in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., April 26, 2016. Reuters/Charles Mostoller   More than half of American voters believe that the system U.S. political… Read More America Says Its Own Election System is “Rigged and Worthless”

Another Tesla Crash Ends In Flames! Why Do So Many Tesla Crashes End Up Being Caused By Drunk Douchebags

Consumer Safety Cover-up- The Tesla Motors Scandal     Public officials have been intentionally covering up a safety issue, reported to them, by multiple parties, in writing, as early as 2008, that has cost American lives, destroyed homes and introduced cancer and fetal damaging vapors into the environment.     The facts upon which these… Read More Another Tesla Crash Ends In Flames! Why Do So Many Tesla Crashes End Up Being Caused By Drunk Douchebags

Who are the Silicon Valley campaign financier shills?

Who are the Silicon Valley campaign financier shills?       By Emily Posner     There are a group of website/news-like sites that have their search results rigged with their financial partner: Google, in order to synchronize news stories that the hundreds of Google employees (placed inside the U.S. Government) then promote as gospel.… Read More Who are the Silicon Valley campaign financier shills?

Silicon Valley’s Google Nazi’s Again Try To Outlaw American Innovation

House Judiciary Subcommittee Offers a Solution in Search of a Problem – Part 1   With the recent lack of progress with several anti-patent rights bills brought before Congress in this session, the anti-intellectual property rights lobby has turned its efforts toward the alternate remedy available to patentees whose patents have been infringed, the International… Read More Silicon Valley’s Google Nazi’s Again Try To Outlaw American Innovation

What Are the Implications Of Google Controlling The U.S. Government?

What Are the Implications Of Google Controlling The U.S. Government?     Opinion by Hiram Walker     – On the illicit insider take-over of the U.S. Administration by sex-crazed, stop-at-nothing Silicon Valley billionaires     Recent research by The Intercept, ( The Android Administration : https://theintercept.com/2016/04/22/googles-remarkably-close-relationship-with-the-obama-white-house-in-two-charts/ ) China, The EU and most any voter… Read More What Are the Implications Of Google Controlling The U.S. Government?

Your devices’ latest feature? They can spy on your every move

Academic rigor, journalistic flair Arts + Culture Economy + Business Education Environment + Energy Health + Medicine Politics + Society Science + Technology Election 2016         Your devices’ latest feature? They can spy on your every move Your phone’s just sitting there, innocently…. Tabletop image via http://www.shutterstock.com.   Author H V Jagadish Bernard… Read More Your devices’ latest feature? They can spy on your every move

China Blocks Apple Products For Spying Against Citizens

China blocks Apple‘s iTunes Movies and iBooks without explanation … cached Apr 21, 2016 · Apple is rushing to restore service to mainland China after iTunes Movies and iBooks were suddenly closed down last Friday. The California-based tech … http://shanghaiist.com/2016/04/22/itunes_movies_ibooks_blocked.php Apple Blocks News App In China – The Onion – … cached VATICAN CITY—After botching… Read More China Blocks Apple Products For Spying Against Citizens

Google is a criminal empire, new evidence proves…

Google is a criminal empire.       Google receives hundreds of billions of dollars of exclusive government handouts at the expense of taxpayers and competitors. Google operated a monopolistic empire using state and federal funding in violation of anti-trust laws and business ethics. Google ordered, and operated “hit jobs” on competitors using state and… Read More Google is a criminal empire, new evidence proves…

GOOGLE: BUSTED! The Coup That Almost Was

https://theintercept.com/2016/04/22/googles-remarkably-close-relationship-with-the-obama-white-house-in-two-charts/ The Android Administration Google’s Remarkably Close Relationship With the Obama White House, in Two Charts f t ✉ ⎕ 22 Illustration by The Intercept. Photo: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images David Dayen Apr. 22 2016, 6:00 a.m. When President Obama announced his support last week for a Federal Communications Commission plan to open the market for cable… Read More GOOGLE: BUSTED! The Coup That Almost Was

Hillary Clinton Caught Spending Millions To Rig Social Network Election Perceptions: Is Political Mood Manipulation Legal?

Hillary PAC Pays $1M to ˜Correct Reddit – the-news … cached Hillary PAC Pays $1M to ˜Correct Reddit. U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton looks at a computer … is pledging to spend $1 million to push … bing yahoo http://www.the-news-daily.com/hillary-%5B…%5De2%80%98correct%e2%80%99-reddit_583617 Hillary PAC Spends $1 Million to ‘Correct’ Commenters on Reddit … cached 17 hours… Read More Hillary Clinton Caught Spending Millions To Rig Social Network Election Perceptions: Is Political Mood Manipulation Legal?

Social Networks are Killing Our Children and Our Societies

Social Networks are Killing Our Children and Our Societies   http://www.stephenfry.com/2016/04/off-the-grid/   JACKING OUT By Comedian and Social Writer Stephen Fry   What might be the proudest boast of any young person now, teenager, or twenty-something? They have been given, willy nilly, demographic tags like ‘millennial’, ‘post-millennial’, ‘Generation Z’, ‘i-Gen’ — not out of anybody’s… Read More Social Networks are Killing Our Children and Our Societies

Facebook Reveals Itself To Be Just A Political Manipulation Facade

Mark Zuckerberg Wants To Be the World’s Most Powerful Social Justice Warrior Zuckerberg, Facebook increasingly in political spotlight   Getty Images By Mario Trujillo – 04/22/16 06:02 AM EDT Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has increasingly used his perch atop his massive social media platform to speak out on political issues — including immigration reform, the… Read More Facebook Reveals Itself To Be Just A Political Manipulation Facade

We Witnessed A Trillion Dollar Crime That Nobody Is Doing Anything About

We Witnessed A Trillion Dollar Crime That Nobody Is Doing Anything About     By Anonymous     You witnessed this crime too, in pieces. Reporters have been telling you about it for years. From the wild voices of Jesse Ventura, Micheal Savage, Infowars and the rest of the edgy news-ploitation crowd, to the sedate… Read More We Witnessed A Trillion Dollar Crime That Nobody Is Doing Anything About

Google has been formally charged with monopoly abuse

Google accused of abusing Android smartphone monopoly in new battle with Brussels     Google is now fighting the EU on multiple fronts Credit: Reuters   Christopher Williams, Chief Business Correspondent   Google has been formally charged with monopoly abuse over an alleged effort to crush rivals to its mobile search service and Android smartphone… Read More Google has been formally charged with monopoly abuse

Vehicle Group Gets $1.6B Funding opportunity from U.S. Department of Energy for Record Breaking New Type of Car

Vehicle Group Gets $1.6B Funding opportunity from U.S. Department of Energy for Record Breaking New Type of Car Washington, DC – Today the U.S. Senate authorized a $1.6B funding approval just 24 hours after the United States Department of Energy confirmed it had received a $1.6B funding application from The Vehicle Group (VGJV). Coincidence? Many… Read More Vehicle Group Gets $1.6B Funding opportunity from U.S. Department of Energy for Record Breaking New Type of Car

Elon Musk’s Tesla, SpaceX, and SolarCity uncovered as being sponsored and covertly backed by The White House

By Eddie Samsun and Cheryl Weisman – DC Insider Digital       The “White House” is a big white building sitting in the middle of a field in Washington DC. It is full of offices and a few bedrooms. It is filled by bureaucrats who feel that they must grab as much money as… Read More Elon Musk’s Tesla, SpaceX, and SolarCity uncovered as being sponsored and covertly backed by The White House

BMW and Daimler abandon Apple Car project due to Apple’s “arrogant frat-boy attitude”

BMW and Daimler abandon Apple Car project due to Apple’s “arrogant frat-boy attitude”   The swaggering hubris-ridden penis-game in Silicon Valley has blown up on it’s road to create boy toys for the nearly all-male Apple executives. Nothing says “mine is bigger than yours” like starting a car company with your windfall billions. Apple was… Read More BMW and Daimler abandon Apple Car project due to Apple’s “arrogant frat-boy attitude”