Wireless Oligopoly Is Smother of Invention

Long notorious for crippling their phones and strangling app developers who wanted access to their devices, the carriers have loosened their policies, since AT&T made its fateful deal with Apple, which ripped control of the device out of AT&T’s hands. The result showed to the world how the wireless industry had purposely crippled cell phones to boost their bottom lines, customers be damned. Now, the FCC, which is mulling more…

The End of Men

Lots of speculation and rumination in this article, which I’m blogging because of this paragraph: Earlier this year, for the first time in American history, the balance of the workforce tipped toward women, who now hold a majority of the nation’s jobs. The working class, which has long defined our notions of masculinity, is slowly turning into a matriarchy, with men increasingly absent from the home and women making all…