Congress hits ctrl-alt-del on your privacy

March 28, 2017 Governments and legislative bodies often do profoundly stupid things. But lately, it seems like we’ve been living through a veritable bumper crop of …

A truly impressive man

March 24, 2017 Frank Vaughn I met an impressive man once under a cloudy sky in New Orleans. He was humble, quiet and …

Solving the real problem

March 23, 2017 Daris Howard Kevin came up to my desk after class. “Professor Howard, may I talk to you?” I nodded, …

Risk, reward, regulation and space tourism

March 23, 2017 Writing at Quartz, Tim Fernholz notes that early space tourists “won’t benefit from the tight regulation we’ve come to expect in everything from air …

Trump’s March Madness

March 22, 2017 Will Durst The entire nation is transfixed like a litter of kittens in front of a fishbowl of hyperactive minnows …