I seem to keep singing the same old tune, but you won’t get this from CNN or MSNBC. I know, you’ve had it from me before but why are we not hearing about the giveaway to Obama from Facebook? And even more here.
That Other Large Complex Ike Warned About “We must also be alert to the equal and opposite danger that public policy could itself become the captive of a scientific-technological elite.” This is probably behind a pay wall so I will also quote this: It is important also to recall another warning the president made in the same speech about the need for universities in the U.S. to maintain freedom and independence from federal control imposed by the government making federal grants for research and other programs and activities sponsored by the universities. The president said: “The prospect of domination of the nation’s scholars by federal employment, project allocations and the power of money is ever present and is gravely to be regarded. Yet, in holding scientific research and discovery in respect, as we should, we must also be alert to the equal and opposite danger that public policy could itself become the captive of a scientific-technological elite.” Little did he know how the health industry would be included in that within the next 60+ years.
I actually read these new terms of service from Microsoft from an email a few days ago. I do use Office 365, mainly the Office and Outlook parts. Come May 1st I may be in trouble with Microsoft.
Journalists today apparently have no knowledge of, and have never read, the Bible. We are talking Wall Street Journal here, if the writer didn’t know the difference where was the editor? From the same class of people, I would say.