ICYMI stories of the week in the latest episode of Steve Green’s Right Angle Lightning Round… –Internet usage way up, but the internet is fine. Did we spend too much time debating net neutrality? –Singer Bryan Adams faces backlash and accusations of racism after he rages in Tweet about wet-market bat-eaters who killed his Royal […]
William Montanez maybe an unlikely hero for civil libertarians, but the Florida man — arrested on drug and weapons charges — did 44 days in jail for refusing to unlock his phone for police. Would you endure that to guard your liberties, or perhaps just racy pics of your partner? Should the law prevent police from cracking phones to solve crimes?
Siri, Alexa and the Google Assistant default female voices reinforce sexist notions that women are docile, servile, non-confrontational and easy to please, according to a new United Nations report. The report recommends genderless default voices so these female caricatures don’t discourage girls from pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math (S.T.E.M.).
Roughly 3-in-5 millennials can’t sleep because they’re stressed out over their smartphones. Student loans, paying bills and job security ranked much lower on the list. Stephen Green, Scott Ott and Bill Whittle take the measure of Millennial stress from smartphones and helicopter parents.
As Hollywood slides into politically correct irrelevancy, a new wave of content creators, some armed with little more than an iPhone, capture the imagination of the American public. Politics is downstream from culture, and Bill Whittle explains the tectonic shift driven by the democratization of content production.
Muslims in Indonesia can use a smartphone app to report insults to the Prophet Mohammed and Islam. Does the U.S. Constitution protect the individual’s right to use an app like that? Bill Whittle Now considers the impact of 21st century technology to enforce 7th century law. Join the members who make this show today. https://billwhittlecom.wpengine.com/register