Congress must take action if we are ever to find a long-term solution to strengthen our borders, fix the humanitarian crisis and make certain our legal immigration system is merit-based so we can adequately meet our workforce needs. We must do...
A week ago last Friday, I spoke to Joi Ito about the release of documents that implicate Media Lab co-founder Marvin Minsky in Jeffrey Epstein’s horrific crimes. Joi told me that evening that the…
PinboardDeleted an earlier tweet of mine in response to @popehat where I praised Joi Ito for apologizing for what I believed was a tangential connection between him Epstein. The story seems to be much worse, and I trust @EthanZ on it completely
Kara Swisher is a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times. She is also the editor at large for the technology news website Recode and producer of the
PinboardPerversely, the New York Times's high stature and extreme professional vanity make it impossible for them to just say "we hired someone who is incompetent." But select any ten columns from this list at random, and that conclusion is clear.
WASHINGTON—In an effort to prepare officers for upcoming nationwide raids on undocumented immigrants, ICE officials announced Thursday that they would be sending agents home with sacks of flour to practice detaining real babies. “Providing each...
PinboardMicrosoft is funding DACA opponents in Congress while warning employees that discussing the donations with one other may constitute 'harassment'. It also bars H1-B and DACA employees from information sessions about the PAC. I wrote a story about it here
The threat of foreign interference is actually quite severe. Why is he so blasé about it?
PinboardFacebook, Microsoft, and Google all gave to Mitch McConnell's re-election campaign on March 31, 2019, well after it became clear that he would block any election security bill. All three companies boast of their efforts to safeguard the 2020 election.
PinboardI laid out my theory on Facebook and Libra on the orange site, for the ritual great downvoting. I think it's fundamentally about the weird situation of having an autocrat in charge of a $500B company. When Pharaoh develops a hobby, the Empire must follow.
This is a spreadsheet of donations from major tech company political action committees (PACs) made to politicians in the 2018 election who went on to vote against the Equality Act in May 2019. The maximum legal donation is $10,000. All...
PinboardI created a spreadsheet of the 173 House members who voted against the Equality Act, which would extend legal protections to LGBT Americans. It shows how much each person voting no was given by tech companies who are today vocally celebrating #pride
"CBP learned that a subcontractor ... transferred copies of license plate images and traveler images collected by CBP to the subcontractor’s company network. The subcontractor’s network was subsequently compromised by a malicious cyber-attack."