Mississippi River Flooding

Mississippi faces drainage concerns on a large scale with the Mississippi River flooding. egardless of the scale, great havoc can be caused if drainage isn’t properly managed.

Economic Freedom

Facebook – Is Free on the Internet Really Free?

Facebook - Is Free on the Internet Really Free?

It took less than 15 years for Facebook to rocket from a Harvard dorm room to one of the most valuable companies on the planet.  Now in just one week it has lost more than $52 billion in market value.  This begs several questions.  Do friends and friends of friends want to be surveilled?  Is a great company built on monetizing mountains of personal data through undisclosed means a sustainable business over the long term? 

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A BPF Book Review: Move Fast and Break Things

A BPF Book Review: Move Fast and Break Things

It’s no secret that the Internet has become the world’s dominant communications network over the past two decades. It’s stunning rise to economic powerhouse has far surpassed the success of its precursor networks. In the process, a handful of mega tech companies have overwhelmed the regulatory structure intended to foster innovation, growth and a market place open to all competitors.

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Pay To Play

Pay To Play

Good government may be an oxymoron because there’s too much of it. A good place to start whittling is on monopolies and their political enablers.

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