John Maurey

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Forget ideology, liberal democracy’s newest threats come from technology and bioscience | John Naughton

A groundbreaking book by historian Yuval Harari claims that artificial intelligence and genetic enhancements will usher in a world of inequality and powerful elites. How real is the threat?<p>The BBC Reith Lectures in 1967 were given by Edmund Leach, a Cambridge social anthropologist. “Men have become …

Singularity

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Isn’t Actually Waterproof, Says Consumer Reports

Samsung has marketed its entire S7 line as remarkably durable, including in commercials featuring rapper Lil’ Wayne pouring champagne over an S7 …

Alan Greenspan wants the US to go back on the gold standard

Before joining the feds, former Fed chief Alan "Bubbles" Greenspan was a strong proponent of gold and the gold standard.<p>He wrote clearly and forcefully about how it was necessary to restrain the Deep State and protect individual freedom.<p>Then he went to Washington and faced a fork in the tongue.<p>In …

Economics

German Authority Would Not Have Approved Beta-Phase Tesla Autopilot

Germany’s Federal Office for Motor Vehicles (KBA) would not have approved the autopilot system installed on Tesla cars if the technology was still in …

Indian rapper targets US chemical giant in bid for damages

NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian rapper is targeting Dow Chemical with rhymes — demanding the U.S. company pay more in victims' compensation and …

Dow Chemical

Terrorist Attack in Tel Aviv: Pictures

Your Cast Iron Skillet Will Never Be The Same After You Make These Steak And Potato Nachos

AMAZE!<p>2 russet potatoes, sliced<p>1 pound skirt steak<p>4 Tbsp. olive oil<p>Salt (to taste)<p>Pepper (to taste)<p>2 tsp paprika<p>1 cup shredded cheddar cheese<p>½ cup shredded Monterey jack cheese<p>Sour cream<p>Salsa (optional)<p>2 minced green onions<p>1. Place sliced potatoes in a large bowl. Toss with olive oil, salt, pepper, …