Category Archives: Science and Technology

Revealed: US Spy Operation That Manipulates Social Media – by By Nick Fielding and Ian Cobain

Exclusive: Military’s ‘sock puppet’ software creates fake online identities to spread pro-American propaganda Originally published on March 17, 2011 “The Guardian” The US military is developing software that will let it secretly manipulate social media using fake online personas designed to influence internet conversations and spread pro-American propaganda. A Californian corporation has been awarded a […]

Prototype VW Bulli may be a modern hippie’s dream come true

It was over 60 years ago that the beloved Volkswagen bus, known as the Microbus in the United States, debuted as the vehicle of choice first for families on road trips and later for hippies. It faded into the background of automotive history over time, though one sometimes sees an old VW bus on the […]

Forget Google – it’s Apple that is turning into the evil empire

You may think you own your iPad or iPhone but in reality an invisible string links it back to Apple HQ