Why Are Sales Of Desktop PC’s Slowing?

Desktop PC sales fell by nearly 14% in the first quarter, continuing an ongoing trend. There are many reasons this is happening.

Internet Surveillance State

All of us being watched, all the time, and that data being stored forever.

Apple Sued over iPad Planned Obsolescence

A Brazilian group is suing Apple for making its iPads better too quickly.

The Art Of Compromise

You can’t always get what you want.

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The Where Angels Fear To Tread Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

Newsweek Going All-Digital

Newsweek is joining US News in getting out of the printed magazine business, leaving Time as the last old American newsweekly standing.

China Is Every American Politician’s Favorite Scapegoat

American politicians are using China as a scapegoat for America’s problems.

Who Owns Your iTunes Library When You Die?

Technically, you don’t own your digital music files. That means you can’t transfer them to your heirs after you die.

Fort Fort Stewart Terror Plot Uncovered

Four idiot privates from Fort Stewart planned to take over the base, kill the president, and take over the government.

Apple Wins $1 Billion Patent Suit Against Samsung, May Get Triple Damages

Apple has won a huge victory in the smart phone patent wars. If the news reporting is accurate, the outcome doesn’t pass the common sense test.

Is Siri Today’s Clippy?

TechCrunch’s Alexia Tsotsis declares “Siri Is The New Clippy.”

Google Seeks To Bar Apple From Importing iPhones, iPads, & iPods Into The U.S.

A new lawsuit from Google’s Motorola Mobility subsidiary seeks to bar Apple from importing it’s most popular products into the United States.

Facebook’s Share Price Continues To Tumble As Reality Sets In

Facebook’s stock has lost nearly 50% of its value since the company went public, and the plunge probably isn’t over.

The Dangers Of The Cloud

Storing all your data in the cloud isn’t necessarily a good idea.

Yale’s Second Rate Business School

While you might think of Yale as an elite school, it’s business school is ranked 21st–below Michigan State’s.

People In DC Swear More At Work–Goddamn Right We Do

Some [expletive deleted] survey says that swearing at work is bad, even though almost everyone surveyed admits swearing at work.

Obama, Romney, And The Phony Focus On Offshoring

The Obama campaign’s focus on Mitt Romney’s alleged involvement in moving companies overseas is entirely phony.

Obama’s Bain Attacks Aren’t Working

The Obama campaign’s focus on Mitt Romney’s years at Bain Capital don’t seem to be working.

Detroit To Start Turning Out The Lights

The City of Detroit appears ready to abandon vast sections of itself to the metaphorical jungle.

Get Rid Of Recall Elections

Recall elections in a hyper-partisan atmosphere are not a good thing.

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The You’ll Put Your Eye Out Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

How People Use Siri

Most of us with iPhone 4’s use Siri, the voice-activated digital assistant–but for a very limited range of tasks.

Anti-Gay Bigotry on Display

The AFA strikes again.

Why iPhones Aren’t Made In America

It’s not just low wages that have kept technology manufacturing jobs out of the United States.

Apple Worth More Than Greece (Well, Not Really)

The combined value of Apple’s stock is more than the GDP of some countries.

Mitt Romney’s Offshore Bank Accounts

At least some of Mitt Romney”s investment money sits in offshore accounts in the Cayman Islands. Does it matter?

Mitt Romney, Bain Capital, And The Politics Of Creative Destruction

Mitt Romney is taking heat for his role at Bain Capital. He shouldn’t.

Americans Fear Big Government More Than Big Business

A new Gallup poll indicates that it is Big Government, not Big Business, that most concerns the American public.

American Voters Still Schizophrenic When It Comes To Congress

Once again, Americans hate Congress but seem to love their Congressperson.

Newt Gingrich Slightly Leading In New Gallup Poll

Are these The Final Two?

Class War Within a Class War

It’s the 5% versus the 1% moreso than the 99% against the 1%.

Apple’s Odd New Patent And What It Says About Our Patent Laws

A new patent granted to Apple raises once again the question of how far patent protections should extend.

Cain, the Chilean Model, and the Individual Mandate

Cain’s public lack of understanding about public policy goes beyond 9-9-9.

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Steve Jobs Tribute Logo

The apple logo with Steve Jobs’ profile instead of the bite mark is going viral.

The Apple Store is Cool, but is not a Model for Social Policy

A complexity of social policy is the need for universality. This is why pure market models are incompatible with government action.