Righteous motivations steer massive entities to the strangest ends! A quick visit to add on to episode 34’s net neutrality with some new information that came in last night and a longer look at Google’s funny actions. The DOJ and Google both work to appeal to the base consumer but in different ways. Their individual and different-pointing tacks both find an appeal to the masses as the way to go with furthering knowledge of their quests. Google’s march on such grassroots like behavior strikes me as an oddity I can’t shake.
In 2014, The Atlantic claimed no year in the century leading had been so filled with political rancor and dischord and anger. If only they’d waited two or four years. We’re so swamped with anger and hate that entire nations and states are working toward policy changes to lighten up social media. Lost among all this are ideas for countering hostile situations. Snakebite has some personal stories and we root through some more creative advice online.
Making talking about computers easy takes a clever tough and a great deal of humility. Bryan’s got it; after nabbing him immediately after his return home from the hospital, we managed to snag a winner. The croak can’t hide his encouragement and approachable spirit. Breaking complicated topics down into real world descriptions is one of his gifts and sure to bring some small comfort to the techxiety prone as the complicated world of tech gets still more convoluted and unbelievably more fearsome.