Nov 30, 2021
Topic 1: Apple goes after the NSO Group
Apple takes companies to court to prevent them from cracking into Apple phones. This touches on privacy as well as treating huge corporations as nation-states. Science fiction or reality?
Nov 23, 2021
Topic 1: New Fad - Work from Work Wednesdays
Zooming from the office is what the NYT calls the “Worst of both worlds.”
Topic 2: Apple has killer deals with several State DMVs
Apple having states pay for their tech rollout -- how much...
Nov 16, 2021
Topic 1: Skimpflation: Will this affect us?
Aside from basic inflation, will the labor shortage cause this for IT services?
Topic 2: China’s Privacy Law
China's new policy looks...
Nov 9, 2021
Topic 1: Looking at Tech Companies as nation states
When one organization has so much money and does so many things that they "compete" with nation states, should we begin to treat them that way? Note that one article is from Foreign Affairs magazine.
Nov 2, 2021
Topic 1: Trolls Are Born, Not Made
While self esteem is a factor, Internet trolls don’t have low self esteem. They have a high tendency to sadism. When mixed with high self esteem, you get a troll.
Who are these people and how did they become trolls. Research gives us some insights.