Alexa: Must you eavesdrop?

The evidence continues to grow that technology companies are essentially are spying on their customers.

Facebook’s problems with respecting the privacy of its customers are well documented. But a column in The Washington Post makes it clear that the quest for user data involves plenty of devices that have become common in homes.

Model on measles

There is a tendency, when talking about Mississippi, to focus heavily on the areas where the state doesn’t do well.

Given its low ranking in desirable categories, such as income and education, and its high ranking in undesirable ones, such as incarceration and obesity, there’s a lot to talk about when discussing our state’s failings.