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Happy Birthday America

July 4th, 2016 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips It is great to live in a country where I don’t need a permit or background check or anything to write a blog or go to church where I want or not worry about the Army showing up at my door wanting to house soldiers or… These government actions are prohibited by […]

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Lie to Everyone but Me

January 11th, 2016 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips If someone could overcome the scientific and logical barriers to backdoors to encryption systems, they would still face one of trusting liars. Many of our elected representatives want our technology companies to build encryption systems with “backdoors.” (Here is a link to one story of such.) These magical backdoors would permit the […]

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Tags: America · Communication · Engineering · Government · Privacy · Security

Giving Thanks

November 26th, 2015 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips There are too many things to mention on this Thanksgiving Day. To be brief, thanks to WordPress, Apple, Xfinity, and all those who taught me a few things about writing.

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Kickstarter and the Office of President

November 5th, 2015 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Kickstarter campaigns raise more money than presidential candidates. Who, if anyone, should be ashamed? Some Kickstarter campaigns for little gadgets are raising more money than some presidential candidates. Americans should be ashamed for putting more time and money into silly little gadgets than they do into who will be the next leader […]

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Tags: America · Observation

America Must be Good Enough

October 5th, 2015 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips America has plenty of problems. Still, America must be good enough as people risk imprisonment to come here. SAT scores are at the lowest  in ten years. American WiFi is slower than the rest of the world. The same is true with our broadband. Our bridges are collapsing. Yet we innovate more […]

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