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A Simple Solution to Big Tech Censorship

A Simple Solution to Big Tech Censorship

Originally published in FoxNewsWhen Napoleon was deposed as emperor of France in 1814, his European rivals wanted to cut him off from the world. They banded together and exiled him to Elba Island in the Mediterranean. When President Donald Trump was defeated in his...

Is Section 230 of the CDA due for a revamp?

Is Section 230 of the CDA due for a revamp?

Twitter may have pushed just a tad too hard this time. Yes, Tweets are subject to its terms of use. But publicly scrapping with the President of the United States over a hot-button political issue? Really? Trump’s response came in the form of an executive order taking...

Should our tech giants get to decide what free speech is?

Should our tech giants get to decide what free speech is?

I knew right then things had gotten ridiculous. It wasn’t when notorious trolls like Milo Yiannopoulos, or wild conspiracists like Alex Jones were getting banned for riling up the radical left, or for questioning the government’s official accounts of mass shootings....

Kill the Lawyers!

Kill the Lawyers!

There’s a scene in Shakespeare’s Henry IV where a band of thugs plans to take over the kingdom. Their leader, Cade, shares a grand scheme - a new utopia where money will no longer exist, and where everyone will have access to a life of luxury. His...

Toward Eternal Fame

Toward Eternal Fame

In today’s hyper-speed, image-obsessed culture, fame is an overwhelming force. Measured in clicks, views, follows, likes and detailed influencer metrics, fame can now be quantified in raw numbers that brands, advertisers and content producers love. Celebrities can...

The Curious Case of AI Art

The Curious Case of AI Art

AI has already started to reshape entire industries. Tech giants like IBM and Microsoft are banking on it big. It already provides more accurate word choices than human translators. Many major corporations are using it to extract actionable insights from their big...

Why Freedom Tastes Bitter for Today’s Unsigned Artists

Why Freedom Tastes Bitter for Today’s Unsigned Artists

Originally published in HuffPostFor some established bands, like Nine Inch Nails and Radiohead, freedom from the grasp of the labels is a choice. But for most unsigned artists, it's not. Most unsigned bands today didn't choose to be free. Freedom was thrust onto them...

Opinion: Facebook’s billion-dollar content grab

Opinion: Facebook’s billion-dollar content grab

Originally published on the MontrealGazetteChanges in private company valuations can be a bit like government debt. Throw around a few zeros on the right side and, soon enough, people stop keeping score. MONTREAL - Changes in private company valuations can be a bit...

A Simple Solution to Big Tech Censorship

A Simple Solution to Big Tech Censorship

Originally published in FoxNewsWhen Napoleon was deposed as emperor of France in 1814, his European rivals wanted to cut him off from the world. They banded together and exiled him to Elba Island in the Mediterranean. When President Donald Trump was defeated in his...

Is Section 230 of the CDA due for a revamp?

Is Section 230 of the CDA due for a revamp?

Twitter may have pushed just a tad too hard this time. Yes, Tweets are subject to its terms of use. But publicly scrapping with the President of the United States over a hot-button political issue? Really? Trump’s response came in the form of an executive order taking...

Should our tech giants get to decide what free speech is?

Should our tech giants get to decide what free speech is?

I knew right then things had gotten ridiculous. It wasn’t when notorious trolls like Milo Yiannopoulos, or wild conspiracists like Alex Jones were getting banned for riling up the radical left, or for questioning the government’s official accounts of mass shootings....

Kill the Lawyers!

Kill the Lawyers!

There’s a scene in Shakespeare’s Henry IV where a band of thugs plans to take over the kingdom. Their leader, Cade, shares a grand scheme - a new utopia where money will no longer exist, and where everyone will have access to a life of luxury. His...

Toward Eternal Fame

Toward Eternal Fame

In today’s hyper-speed, image-obsessed culture, fame is an overwhelming force. Measured in clicks, views, follows, likes and detailed influencer metrics, fame can now be quantified in raw numbers that brands, advertisers and content producers love. Celebrities can...

The Curious Case of AI Art

The Curious Case of AI Art

AI has already started to reshape entire industries. Tech giants like IBM and Microsoft are banking on it big. It already provides more accurate word choices than human translators. Many major corporations are using it to extract actionable insights from their big...

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