After endorsing a Democrat for president for the first time in their 126-year publication history, The Arizona Republic has gotten a number of threats against their staff, from the reporters who know that this sort of thing comes with the territory to the kids who are selling subscriptions door-to-door who shouldn’t be dragged into editorial […]
Jigsaw, Google’s think-tank, has used Google’s search advertising algorithms to help dissuade people searching for information on joining ISIS to, y’know, not join. The program, which Jigsaw calls the Redirect Method and plans to launch in a new phase this month, places advertising alongside results for any keywords and phrases that Jigsaw has determined people […]
The New Yorker has a piece on “The Art of The Deal” ghostwriter Tony Schwartz’s feelings on a Donald Trump presidency. It’s only slightly horrifying. Starting in late 1985, Schwartz spent eighteen months with Trump—camping out in his office, joining him on his helicopter, tagging along at meetings, and spending weekends with him at his Manhattan […]
The only thing that annoys me about this is that they didn’t include a GIF of Hillary dropping a mic because that’s what she just did you guys.
From The Onion: In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Brussels that left over 30 dead and more than 100 injured, an angry and frustrated global populace collectively announced Tuesday that it would make one last attempt to try to understand this shit. Visibly exasperated residents from every country around the world told reporters […]
eD! spends far too much time mulling over Apple events, and now he’s going to ramble on about it to you, you lucky dog.
“Last Week Tonight” discusses encryption. Let’s all laugh at our pending doom together!
As you’re likely aware by now, Apple was ordered by a federal court on Tuesday to provide aid to the FBI in order to unlock the iPhone 5c that belonged to one of the shooters in last December’s terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California. Apple, in a massively delightful display of not giving a shit, […]
Buzzfeed’s Kyle Blaine transcribed the entirety of Sarah Palin’s endorsement speech for Donald Trump: He is from the private sector, not a politician, can I get a “Hallelujah!” Where, in the private sector, you actually have to balance budgets in order to prioritize, to keep the main thing, the main thing, and he knows the […]
Martin Shkreli, the sociopathic butthole that was trying to convince us all it was a human being, was arrested today. From the New York Times: In 2011, while running the hedge fund MSMB Capital Management, Mr. Shkreli started Retrophin, which adopted a controversial business strategy that has come under scrutiny. It acquired old, neglected drugs […]