Archive: January 2012

SOPA: the tech industry’s self-inflicted wound (January 19, 2012)

The real reason why tech was nearly sandbagged by SOPA: not because tech is getting outspent by the deep pockets of Big Content, but because tech spends its lobbying money in dumb ways

I want a newspaper that can call a lie a lie (January 12, 2012)

Brisbane sets up a choice between “reporting” and “opinion,” which is a standard way journalists divide up the world, and then asks us which one we prefer. But I believe this is a false dichotomy, because it leaves out a critical third element: context