Tablets never gained traction when they were awesome. Now it’s a matter of how much disappointment you can handle, not which one’s “best.”

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Technology isn’t keeping its nouveau riche weirdness to itself. Without distractions, the public and the voters will notice what politicians have already picked up on: Tech’s money dance exists, but for how much longer?

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A writing excersize that cuts the number of words about my true feelings on this matter roughly in half to practice self-editing. It is the first post of the next Café conversation, Single Tracking – Journeys of single parenting.

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Not everything scales up well. Unpoliced social networks breed hate counter to the designers’ goals.

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Lieutenant, is there a six-foot bat in Gotham City? These days we could use both the reporter who posed the famous question in the 1989 film and the Batman. 2016 saw thousands stirred to civic duty; the resulting two years have stirred still more people to dig deep for truth as emotions become opinions and opinions become ideological foundations and ideologies become campaigns. The truth might seed a return to civility; civility does not benefit today’s campaigns and faces a deadly resistance.

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