On Friday night’s episode of ABC’s Last Man Standing, Mike Baxter (Tim Allen) has met the enemy of free speech on college campuses, thanks to liberal professors, and that enemy is known as "micro-aggressions." Micro-aggressions are the words no longer allowed on campus because they may offend someone. Show More Summary
Fred posted a really good speech on ‘conviction’ by Jeff Lawson the founder and CEO of Twilio ($TWLO). My favorite part is when Jeff talked about A/B testing and data. The data is important, but being really useful and having style will...Show More Summary
Protest organizer Kristen Kelsch hold a sign and chants across the street from the State Capitol in Bismarck on Thursday. A line of police prevented Kelsch and others from hold the protest to the Dakota Access Pipeline on the Capitol grounds. Show More Summary
Crowds chant ‘Raul, my friend, the people are with you’ as Raul Castro, Fidel’s younger brother and the current Cuban president, takes the stage to deliver a speech commemorating his older brother’s legacy. The thousands of mournersShow More Summary
Guest post by Joe Hoft To hell with Free Speech, to hell with the American People and to hell with Trump. ... The post Senate Majority Leader McConnell Against Free Speech – Surrendering FCC to Obama appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
Crowds cheer as the urn arrives at the building where the Cuban leader delivered a victory speech in 1959.
Bill passed by the Senate to expand Dept of Education's anti-discrimination rules to include the 3 D's of Israel speech -- demonization, delegitimization and double standard -- "will have a definitive chilling effect on campus organizing for Palestinian human rights around the country," says Gabi Kirk of UC Davis.
Speech synthesis is nothing new, but it has gotten better lately. It is about to get even better thanks to DeepMind’s WaveNet project. The Alphabet (or is it Google?) project uses neural networks to analyze audio data and it learns to speak by example. Show More Summary
Named data networking naturally allows for local encryption and evading censorship.
By Aaron Kheifets Published: December 03rd, 2016
Jacob Levy has an excellent post on why respect for truth is a foundation for republican government: …the great analysts of truth and speech under totalitarianism—GeorgeOrwell, Hannah Arendt, VaclavHavel—can help us recognize this kind of lie for what it is. Show More Summary
A few weeks ago, Italy’s Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi, delivered a rousing speech in Treviso, a small business hub in the north of the country. “If you want this country to change—not for me, not for you, but for the sake of our children—if...Show More Summary
or those who have foreign currencies under the pillow, come change this to gold, come change this to Turkish lira. Let the lira win greater value. Let gold win greater value," he said during a televised speech in Ankara... In November...Show More Summary
Lawmakers in France have voted to ban supposedly “misleading” pro-life web sites. From a European news web site: After a heated debate, the French National Assembly has passed a bill to outlaw websites spreading misinformation about abortion. Pro-Life campaigners have been accused of pretending to give neutral information while putting pressure on women not to […]
Nolan North won the Best Performance Award last night at The Game Awards, which celebrates the best in video games, and he got a huge round of applause – and raised some eyebrows – during an acceptance speech many observers viewed as a dis of the ongoing SAG-AFTRA strike against the video game industry. Show More Summary
Last night at the Game Awards, Uncharted voice actor Nolan North made some vague and puzzling remarks referencing the recent voice actors’ strike during his acceptance speech for “Best Performance.” Throughout the web, his comments were interpreted as criticism of the strike. But was that really what he was trying to… Read more...
Make America Grill Again Republican Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert today took a minute of the House’s time to address a burning political issue: his barbecue cookouts. In a speech about bureaucracy and how big government will be the...Show More Summary
"This is what free speech looks like."
'This city's blatant discrimination against these sidewalk counselors is unconstitutional.'
In one of the more amusing floor speeches of all time, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) told a story about how he is prohibited from cooking ribs on the...