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Maybe tech won’t save us after all

Of late, tech giants have been getting an unaccustomed amount of media scrutiny. In a timely coincidence, Franklin Foer, former editor of The Atlantic has written a book entitled, “World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech.”…
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In “Don’t be evil,” define “evil”

  “The European Union’s antitrust chief hit Google with a record $2.7 billion fine Tuesday, saying the powerful Web search leader illegally steered users toward its comparison shopping site and warning that other parts of Google’s…
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Is Google’s First At-Fault Accident More Than a Speed Bump?

I love driving, but I hate commuting (by which I mean the process of driving in the same basic direction as tens of thousands of other people with limited route options at absurdly low speeds). Thanks to the wonders of telecommuting and the…