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Google completes acquisition of Fitbit, reiterates privacy promisesGoogle completes Fitbit acquisition after more than a year - 9to5GoogleMore than a year after the deal’s announcement, Google says it has now completed its acquisition of Fitbit.Ben Schoon9to5Google…

Technology, Culture

This Seems About Right

Trump, to almost everyone's surprise, wins. So how do big government, big business, elite experts and so on, i.e., the establishment, react, from his fans' perspective? Without even giving Trump a chance, they decree that he is illegitimate, that…

Politics, Culture

Worth Pursuing

This would effectively stop the ideological purge in its tracks, as Big Tech steadfastly allows a lot of horrific tweets to remain online, as long as they are not from American conservatives. If states created a private right of action,…

Culture, Politics

Selective Outrage

But this is different because shut up. The threats and violence Twitter won’t policeOf late, much attention has been focused on acts of censorship by Twitter. What has garnered far less attention is what Twitter chooses not to censor,…

Culture, Politics, Technology

Squandered Trust

On Michael Yon's Patreon page, he has posted about how activists in Portland, on both the right and the left, are abandoning support for law enforcement even though each side has different reasons. This never works out well for anyone.…

Culture, Politics

This Has Certainly Been True In My Own Life

Competence is more valuable than credentials. “You don’t need college to learn stuff, everything is available basically for free. You can learn anything you want for free, it is not a question of learning … I think colleges are basically…