The American Internet

Pro Tip: Don’t set up a Google Alert for ‘5G’. Not because you shouldn’t learn about the infrastructure that underpins our modern  communication system or because you shouldn’t engage in current events. Indeed, you should be an engaged citizen of this technological world. But a Google Alert for 5G right now because it will bring … Continue reading The American Internet

Notes on the state of history

Martin Niemöller’s poem is recited in times of strife to remind us about our collective responsibility to stand up to hatred. First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out Because I was not a Socialist. Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out— Because I was … Continue reading Notes on the state of history

The Future of History: The Impending Reality of An Alternative Past

Political divisions were once all about spin. When presented with specific facts, polls or data sets, each Party created messaging most suitable to their base. And so the pendulum of political debate swung in a predictable pattern based on a commentary war. And while the Left and the Right still differentiate themselves based on created … Continue reading The Future of History: The Impending Reality of An Alternative Past