What A Stunner – Steam’s Games Sales Subject To Power Law

Given how common a power law is in the real world out here it's not all that much of a surprise that Steam's games...

ThinkProgress, Gab AI And The Joy Of The Biter Bit

Following this appalling shooting at the Pittsburgh synagogue it looks like Gab.AI is in trouble again. As we're repeatedly told it's where all the...

Tommy Robinson – Perhaps We Should Turn Paypal, Google, Facebook, Into Regulated Utilities?

As you'll have observer there are an awful lot of woke people out there insisting that the likes of Paypal, Google, Facebook, have become...

SpaceX’s Starlink, Network Latency And HFT In Financial Markets

There's a new paper out making the claim that Starlink, a satellite internet network mooted by SpaceX, will be hugely valuable for financial markets...

Facebook Producing Insufficient Tractors

In the Telegraph yesterday: Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is now under fresh pressure to provide evidence on fake news and ads after politicians in...

Jon Snow’s Real Beef With Facebook

From our special correspondent, Wessex Man: Cambridge Analytica’s activities have exposed the threat to democracy that Facebook’s omissions have facilitated. Zuckerberg owes us more than...

A Local Firefox Command to Make Links Visible

For those who would like the new website to call out links to external articles (such as the news article that gave rise to...

Google’s Sexual Harassment Policies – Why We Don’t Let The Technocrats Run The World

There's an old saying, that we'd be better ruled by the first 100 people in the Boston phone book than by the assembled professors...

Why Would The Russians Bother To Troll Tumblr For Trump?

It would appear that the Russian election trolls are very much more silly than we've been giving them credit for. They expended actual effort...

Our Tech Regulation Problem – Monopolies With Network Effects Benefit Consumers

There are, of course, a number of different ways in which we can approach antitrust. One might be that any time anyone gains economic...