Just read a great article by Caitlin Johnstone over at Medium where she discusses the automation of censorship tools by companies like Twitter and Google. Putting paid Julian Assange's warning last year on this, Ms. Johnstone details just some of the abuses that Twitter and Google engaged in to subtly and not-so-subtly shift public perception of major … Continue reading AI Censorship and the Power of Steem to Preserve Truth
Take a look at the picture above. On the left is Russian President Vladimir Putin's new ride. On the right is the Batmobile from the classic Batman: The Animated Series of the early 1990's. Tell me one didn't inspire the other. The big thing about this new car for Putin is that it is completely … Continue reading Did Russia Just Build Putin the Batmobile?
Wonder Woman (2017) is everything the early reviews said it was and nothing like I expected. In my last article on this film I highlighted what I thought the plan Warner Bros., and in particular, the creative team behind the DCEU, had in mind for her. She would be the shining beacon, embodying uncomplicated heroism. … Continue reading Wonder Woman – Celebrating Equality Through Differences
By creating a version of Diana Prince that embodies the traits traditionally set aside for Superman, the filmmakers are serving women far better than the feminists do. It makes her a steward of humankind, embracing both her femininity and her heritage as a daughter of Zeus without hesitation.