Edward Snowden

CPAC: Death of American Privacy

Harnessing widespread anger towards diminishing civil liberties, CPAC engaged hundreds of attendees in a privacy panel on day two of the annual conference. The panel featured three policy experts to reflect the current issues of privacy in modern day America.

Life beyond the smartphone: Finding digital peace of mind

I am a child of Martin Cooper. If the name doesn’t ring a bell (pun very intended), Cooper was the inventor of the first commercially available cell phone, the Motorola DynaTAC 8000x. The DynaTAC weighed in at nearly two pounds, making it a stretch to actually call the phone mobile. Even Cooper said “the battery lifetime was 20 minutes, but that wasn’t really a big problem because you couldn’t hold the phone up for that long.”