Chatrooms and Politics

No matter where political philosophies reside on the left-right spectrum, we can all agree that we live in energetically charged political times. The rise of right wing reactionary political factions in Europe and America, reenergized and emergent left-wing factions in Latin America, Canada and Europe, growing desperate Islamic dissatisfaction in the Middle East and Africa as … Continue reading Chatrooms and Politics

State of the Union, Satirical Edition

Every year, except for the first year of a new president's term, the President of the United States makes an address to a joint session of congress reporting on the status of America's economy and detailing his or her's administrations policy goals for the upcoming year. This address is called the State of the Union. … Continue reading State of the Union, Satirical Edition

The Gap Between Technology and the Law

It is illegal for a potential employer to ask you about your religion, race, ethnicity or national origin while conducting a job interview. Discriminating against your application based on the results of those queries would be an absolute violation of your rights. However, there is nothing stopping a potential employer from looking you up on … Continue reading The Gap Between Technology and the Law

Why Survival Skills and Knowledge of the Wild are Necessary in the Technological and Nuclear Age

Is American society prepared to handle the fallout from a nuclear attack? There was a false alarm over the weekend in Honolulu, which sent many Hawaiians into a panic. The alert was sent out over smart phones, televisions, radios and other forms of personalized tech, and was reportedly triggered with the accidental push of a … Continue reading Why Survival Skills and Knowledge of the Wild are Necessary in the Technological and Nuclear Age

Immigration and the Talent Gap

Hello French Fries! As I have alluded to in previous posts, there is a gap in available talent in the tech industry. While it's a good thing for workers like me who can command a higher salary due to the economic theory of supply and demand, for the industry as a whole it's a drag … Continue reading Immigration and the Talent Gap

10 Top International Tech Hubs to Start-up and Gain Employment

Hello French Fries, Since my top 10 list I did yesterday has appeared to be super popular, I'm going to do another one today. This list is a bit more thought out and based on the experiences of myself and people I've rubbed shoulders with, but I'm going list what I perceive to be the … Continue reading 10 Top International Tech Hubs to Start-up and Gain Employment

History and Effects of Fake News

Hello French Fries, Boy was it cold yesterday, it did not crack 20 degrees at all, nor is it expected to do so today, and as a result, I’m starting to develop a bit of a disturbing cough. Hopefully I’m not getting sick, but I don’t like my odds. It could be worse; I was … Continue reading History and Effects of Fake News

The Importance of Diversity

Hello French Fries! I hope you are all recovering well from a three day weekend undoubtedly full of too much food and great family memories. What is family without knowing that love is unconditional? I spent my relatively low-key Christmas day ordering Chinese food which never arrived, arguing with the proprietor on the phone four … Continue reading The Importance of Diversity

Social Media, Fake News, Misinformation and Extremism

Hello French Fries!     There is a bug going around the Denver area (where I live), and it has claimed many of my coworkers, peers and colleagues to a pre-3 day weekend sick leave. I'm afraid that I myself am starting to feel the onset of this bug inside myself. So, if you do … Continue reading Social Media, Fake News, Misinformation and Extremism

Net Neutrality, Target Audience, and Startup Programs

Hello French Fries!      I would like to wish a very Happy Erev Hanukah to any Jewish readers out there. I have gotten some feedback that I should clarify who my target audience is with this blog. This blog is mostly aimed towards anybody who is interested in the comings and goings of the … Continue reading Net Neutrality, Target Audience, and Startup Programs