If you think about it, the advantages of using Amazon have somewhat disappeared. They charge tax, have shipping reliability issues, are often overpriced, have misleading product reviews, and often withhold refunds from customers by issuing an Amazon-only gift card. Smart consumers are starting to ask questions about Amazon’s growing size and shrinking advantages. When I ….read more
On April 9, 2017, United Airlines had to remove a passenger with a history of trouble, but that wasn’t the headline you’ve probably seen. Bits and pieces of videos and passenger accounts tell only half of the story. The internet is a great thing, but it’s also full of stupid people that could care less ….read more
This is a response to Savo Heleta’s article on The Conversation that suggests academics only talk among themselves and hardly ever share, write, or talk about science to the public. Once again, someone with little to no hard science credentials tries to say public ignorance, lack of intellectual interest, and the lack of science leaders ….read more
The destruction of massive amounts of valuable free public data is the end result of overregulation in higher education. What was essentially the updated language of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 has turned into a heavy burden on overworked professors, academic departments, and a major reason why free public educational content is currently ….read more
Lyft is a competitor of Uber and recently ramped up their marketing campaign, well-before President Trump’s ban on select Muslim immigrants. Lyft made a marketing decision to try and buy public favor by donating money to the ACLU, which was admittedly smart. At the same time, Uber drivers (regular people that need the money) continued ….read more
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