While YouTube returns most of its profits to those who create its content, Facebook keeps all its profits for itself and its shareholders. I think this is greedy and wrong. Watch this insightful video by Derek Muller of Veritasium for details.
If you don’t feel like watching the video above, let me sum it up for you while editorializing at the same time: Facebook is reducing the number of people who see your updates. Why? Because it wants you to pay to promote them. Continue reading
Forlorn about the total failure of 3D HDTV, television manufacturers are now pushing what they hope will be the next big thing: 4K TV. Does this ultra-high definition format matter in the real world? Continue reading
It’s time for some New Year’s resolutions. Join me as I plan for the coming year, offering insight about how I will be enhancing this site and my life over the next 12 months. I do this in hopes that you might do the same with your life and join me on my search for truth.
I’ll reveal how I’m going to modify my coverage on this site, describe the changing role of technology and gadgetry in my life, show you how I’m going to change my approach to social media, and let you in on what I foresee for the future of CharlieWhite.net. Continue reading
Looking for that perfect gift for the gadget aficionado in your life? I’m here to help. I’ve compiled a short list of the five most useful, highest-quality and best-performing gadgets I’ve ever used. Continue reading
Even after listing 75 writing errors in parts one and two of this ongoing series, I haven’t mentioned hundreds more writing, usage and style errors that could seriously diminish a professional writer’s credibility.
I’m sure you aren’t one of those error-prone authors, and there won’t be a single thing on this list that trips you up. But you might want to take a look at it just to be sure. Continue reading
In the 50 years since President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, the world is still trying to understand what happened on that tragic day in Dallas. Here’s the clearest view yet, a new motion-stabilized and panoramic version of the Zapruder film. Continue reading
We are frittering our lives away, heads buried in tiny screens as the entire world passes us by. Thanks, smartphones.
The smartphone is my favorite gadget, and it makes our lives better and easier in myriad ways. However, I think its omnipresent camera can separate its owner from directly and completely experiencing the real world. Armed with smartphones and ready to take pictures at a moment’s notice, many people are not really present at the most interesting events they’ll ever witness. Continue reading
Is this new Fox News studio a joke? No, this is the new way the cable news propagandist plans to disseminate its lies and disinformation. It looks like something that belongs in Mad Magazine.
In a video tour of the new “Revolutionary Fox News Deck” at its HQ in New York, Fox anchor Shepard Smith never quite explains why these gigantic 55-inch touchscreen monitors were installed. Are the Fox “journalists” so myopic they can’t see normal-sized computer screens? Continue reading