The Internet of (No)Thing

The Internet of (No)Thing

If Washington has its way, the “Internet of Things” won’t be much more than a sprawling, tax-collecting, expansive, government-spying operation. The Internet of Things (IOT) is a shorthand reference for physical objects connected via a network which thereby gain some...
The Tangled Web Woven

The Tangled Web Woven

Not long ago, the technology industry kept Washington, DC, at arms-length, believing that the industry simply needed to keep innovating, and that Washington simply needed to stay out of the way. Books were written and congressional testimony given that repeated the...
Digital Discrimination

Digital Discrimination

As Benjamin Franklin famously wrote, “… in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”  Technology has had an impact on both, providing us with longer life expectancies and a better quality of life, while tax authorities find technology too...