Eric Schmidt Cashes In On Artificial Intelligence Arms Race

By Dan Cohen, Mintpress News. -

Mountain View, California - The United States is leading a new artificial intelligence arms race that could spell the end of humanity. Back in 2014, a few years before he died, Stephen [...]

Carpenters’ Union Halts Work On Amazon, Microsoft, Google And Facebook Expansions

By Mike Lewis, GeekWire. -

Construction work on several major tech company expansion projects, including those by Amazon, Microsoft, Google and Facebook, slowed to a crawl today as the region largest carpenters’ union [...]

Scheer Intelligence: What Has Silicon Valley Done To Our Food?

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

Companies such as Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods have started to become household names, producing meat substitutes that taste as close to meat as their scientists have been able to engineer. [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Has Silicon Valley Made It Impossible For Us To Listen?

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

At a time in which distractions seem to multiply by the second thanks to the omnipresence of screens and social media, and COVID-19 pandemic has isolated us further, we’re all having a hard time [...]

Tech Giants Face Rising pressure from shareholder activists

Activist shareholders are pushing for the proposals to be adopted during this week’s annual meetings, the first to be held after a year that’s included nationwide Black Lives Matter protests, a [...]

Biden Continues Conflict With China Through The Quad

By Vijay Prashad, Asia Times. -

On March 12, the heads of government of four countries, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, and US President Joe [...]

Antitrust Is Back In The United States

By Eric Posner, Public Syndicate. -

Chicago – President Joe Biden is signaling that his administration will get tough on monopoly. With the appointments of Columbia University law professors Timothy Wu to the White House National [...]

Digital Colonialism: The Evolution Of American Empire

By Michael Kwet, ROAR Magazine. -

In 2020, billionaires made out like bandits. Jeff Bezos’s personal holdings surged from $113 to $184 billion. Elon Musk briefly eclipsed Bezos, with a net worth rise from $27 billion to over $185 [...]

Against Big Tech’s Algorithmic Cancel Culture

By Ann Garrison, Black Agenda Report. -

The Critical Media Literacy Conference of the Americas , the lead organizer for that is Dr. Nolan Higdon , whom I've worked with for years on various things. And Project Censored was a co-sponsor [...]

Privacy, Immigrant Rights Groups Slam Biden’s ‘Smart Wall’

By Chris Mills Rodrigo, The Hill. -

A coalition of privacy and immigrant rights groups are pushing back on the Biden administration’s proposal to deploy a “smart” wall on the southern border. In a statement released Thursday, [...]

Prisons Prime Testing Ground For Dehumanizing Hi-Tech ‘Advances’

By Raul Diego, Mintpress News. -

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is coming under fire again from Democratic lawmakers, as well as from the American Postal Workers Union, who are calling for President Joe Biden to pave the way for [...]

Congress Escalates Pressure On Tech Giants To Censor More

By Glenn Greenwald, Substack. -

For the third time in less than five months, the U.S. Congress has summoned the CEOs of social media companies to appear before them, with the explicit intent to pressure and coerce them to [...]

A Common Platform: Reimagining Data And Platforms

By Thomas Hanna, Mathew Lawrence and Nils Peters, The Next System. -

On October 20, 2020, the US Department of Justice filed an antitrust action against Google, the first step in what might be one of the biggest anti-monopoly cases of this century. With Google [...]

Nevada Bill Would Allow Tech Companies To Create Governments

By AP News. -

Carson City, NV - Planned legislation to establish new business areas in Nevada would allow technology companies to effectively form separate local governments. Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak [...]

Letter: Groups Oppose Repeal Of Overbroad Changes To Section230

By Fight for the Future. -

In the wake of this latest act of white supremacist violence directed at the U.S. Capitol, it’s more urgent than ever that lawmakers take steps to address systemic racism and injustice, and to [...]

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