“Liberal institutions cease to be liberal as soon as they are attained: later on, there are no worse and no more thorough injurers of freedom than liberal institutions,” observed atheist philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. This is brought to mind by new research showing that at “Facebook, Google and many other tech companies the level of political intolerance is stunning,” as Fox News’ Garrett Johnson puts it.

YouTube has deep-sixed retired Navy SEAL Don Shipley’s channel, apparently because he exposed “Native American elder” and “Vietnam veteran” Nathan Phillips as a fraud, phony and liar.

From The Terminator to D.A.R.Y.L, science-fiction writers have presented memorable, though very different, visions of “self-aware” robots. But now it’s being reported that science itself has taken a giant step toward creating what some fear may be our future robot overlords.

YouTube will again adjust its algorithms to hide content they consider "harmful" to potential viewers. Content such as flat earth proponents or conspiracy theories. But who gets to decide what's a conspiracy theory and what is just an unapproved opinion?

Are the conveniences of Smart Homes worth the accompanying risks? Warnings from an expert at IBM Security indicate that the answer is “No.”

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