Caught in the Act

Caught in the Act

Medical science has long known that the optic nerve runs from the retina of our eyeballs to the visual cortex of our brains, letting us see what’s going on around us. Don’t look now, but another “optic nerve” has evolved. Rather than running to...
Throwing a Wrench in the Engine for Innovation

Throwing a Wrench in the Engine for Innovation

My parents are both small business owners, so I often look at current events through the lens of local economies and entrepreneurs. When a federal appeals court recently struck down the Net Neutrality rules, I was immediately concerned about the impact on businesses...
Net Neutrality Is Dead. Here’s How to Get It Back

Net Neutrality Is Dead. Here’s How to Get It Back

This piece originally appeared in the Huffington Post. Three judges in D.C. just killed Net Neutrality. This could be the end of the Internet as we know it. But it doesn’t have to be. The big news: A federal appeals court struck down the Federal Communications...
Flashing Too Little Editorial Integrity

Flashing Too Little Editorial Integrity

Attention, class. Here’s today’s new word: “Native advertising.” OK, that’s two words. But it’s one concept, and it has nothing to do with indigenous peoples. Rather, it’s a phrase sprung on us by the wonky wordsmiths of...