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Did Elizabeth Holmes Kill The #GirlBoss Buzz?

Elizabeth Holmes of Theranos infamy was found guilty on four counts of fraud this month, finally completing her transformation from #girlboss hero to villainous technocrat. The media’s turn on her was obviously hilarious, especially considering her attempt to invoke victimhood tropes in self-defense. Holmes, for instance, claimed to be duped by her boyfriend, shifting blame for the company she once…

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A Jury Finds Elizabeth Holmes Embraced Silicon Valley’s ‘Fake It Until You Make It’ Ethos Too Hard

A jury found Elizabeth Holmes, the founder and CEO of blood-testing startup Theranos Inc, guilty on four of 11 charges, including conspiring to defraud investors and patients in her company. She could face up to 20 years in prison for each guilty charge. Holmes’s conviction marks a dramatic ending for what was supposed to be a perfect Silicon Valley success…

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Surgeon General Urges Tech Giants To Censor COVID-19 Dissidents

The Biden administration is pressuring tech giants to punish any COVID-19 dissidents guilty of spreading what they label as “misinformation” with excess censorship and surveillance. In a new report titled “Confronting Health Misinformation,” U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy urges big tech giants to crack down on what he labels “misinformation ‘super-spreaders’” operating on their respective sites. “Limiting the spread…

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Conservatives Agree Big Tech Is A Problem, But Split On The Right Solution

The growing tenor on the right is that Big Tech needs to be held accountable for its censorship of conservative and religious viewpoints. Censorship is not the only issue. Conservatives are increasingly recognizing other harms caused by Big Tech, including our children’s declining mental health, the violent crimes of sex trafficking and online child exploitation, and barriers to free-market competition.…

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McCarthy Pledges Alternative Framework To Rein In Big Tech

House Republican Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy sent a letter to his conference Sunday night pledging an alternative framework for reining in Silicon Valley’s empire to the bipartisan package unveiled earlier this month. “Today’s Big Tech behemoths were once the gold standard of entrepreneurism and innovation,” McCarthy wrote. “They took on incumbents, created new services, and transformed what our economy looks…

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How The Media’s COVID Lies Weaken America

It was darkly funny at first how neither corporate media nor their Democrat friends could agree with a single thing President Donald Trump said, no matter how plausible — or even obvious — it was. He realized this, and used it to great effect. When Trump said America needed to be great, corporate media said it had never been great.…

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