LC Douglass

Award-winning writer & blogger. I analyze the impact of technology on 21st century history.

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Egomania, Anonymity, and Bitcoin's Satoshi Reveal
6 days ago
The Jeffrey Epstein case is a sign of larger change. Some want to get to the bottom of his death or disappearance and to expose the intelligence web of drugs, experiments, human trafficking, charities...
How Many Saints Are There in Outer Space?
8 months ago
According to physicist Michio Kaku, the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) began with Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) in the 16th century. From Wikipedia: "[Bruno] is known for his cosmologica...
Why People Fear Success
2 years ago
Did you make a New Year's resolution? Psychology Today reported on research that found that about half of the population will make a resolution. According to Business Insider, 80 percent of people dro...
Saudi Arabia: Cradle of the Singularity
2 years ago
By now, you will probably have seen reports about the anti-corruption actions of the 32-year-old Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, which started on 4 November 2017. Mohammad bin Salman (aka MbS) has locke...
Eyes Wide Open or Eyes Wide Shut? Political Choices for the Technologically Disillusioned
2 years ago
The artist René Magritte said, there are two ways of seeing things: with eyes and with no eyes. Or to put it another way, you can look at the world with your eyes wide open or your eyes wide shut. The...
Poland and the EU: Fake News and a Vanished Empire
2 years ago
HBO's Game of Thrones has never been more popular. In George R. R. Martin's version of the English middle ages, the 15th century War of the Roses became a war of Ice and Fire. Yorks became Starks. Lan...