Facebook’s Data Sales, Safety & Privacy

Wow.   Not Afraid?  I’m not so sure. Facebook has been building a research project that would collect, analyse, and likely sell the insights of a mash of Facebook user’s behaviors and medical information. Facebook approached at least eight of health organizations including Stanford Medical School and the American College of Cardiology. The plan was to use…

Un-Breaking America

America is locked a cycle of argument that is breaking the possibility of a future where it is safe to go to school, to worship, to gather and to live freely because of gun violence. Incalculable amounts of time and resources are invested in points of view as the truth.  Uni-dimensional points of view are…

Facebook and the Cambodian Dictator

Cambodia is a dictatorship.  I had the honor of working with Mu Sochua, a leader of the opposition party, when the dictator, Hun Sen issued a warrant for her arrest.  Sochua has fled Cambodia after her party made great strides in recent elections, but was cut down by the regime.  Now, Hun Sen is using…

Electronic Skin – The Terminator is Real

As the largest organ in the human body, skin plays an important role in our daily interaction with the environment. Skin not only protects the internal tissues and organs but also provides sensation of temperature, pressure, vibration, and haptics. It has been of great interest to the research community to design and fabricate electronic skins…

Innovations – A new case against Backpage

Although Backpage was a social media platform for prostitution and child trafficking, it has enjoyed full protection from suit under Federal law.  Yes, an electronic pimping platform has been repeatedly held to be immune from profiting from crime under section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.    Annie McAdams, a Houston attorney, is leading the…

The “Dossier” Testimony

I have been following the GPS/Simpson Dossier matters with great interest.  Here is a link to the Senate “Dossier Testimony.”  This was released by Senator Dianne Feinstein after the Democrats were not consulted on the criminal referral against former British spy and Fusion GPS investigator Christopher Steele.  Simpson touched on a wide array of topics in…