politics

futureCurrent Betting Market Predictions for 2020 US Democratic Race

Prediction markets have Elizabeth Warren as the most likely to become the 2020 Democratic Presidential nominee. She is at 33 cents, while Biden is at 27 cents and Bernie is at 15 cents. Prediction markets have Andrew Yang tied with …

chinaHopeless Inequality is the Real Issue in Hong Kong and the World

Xi Jinping is going completely to the Chairman Mao playbook. However, China is misunderstanding the Hong Kong issues. The police in Hong Kong and soon the Chinese Army are over-reacting. This article will review the over-reaction and how it goes …

internetWhite House Asks FCC to Not Give Social Media Sites Immunity if Sites Have Biased Censorship

A White House draft order called Protecting Americans from Online Censorship asks the FCC to restrict the government’s view of the good-faith provision. Under the draft proposal, the FCC will be asked to find that social media sites do not …

googlePreventing Google, Facebook and Twitter from Manipulating the US Election

Robert Epstein proposes a plan to limit Google, Facebook and Twitter from manipulating up to 15 million votes in the United States. Epstein is not a conservative. He has been center/center-left my whole adult life and supported Hillary Clinton in …

businessUS Restarts Trade Talks With China and Talks With North Korea

Trade talks with China and restarted. There is now a delay in any tariff increases. Huawei is getting some relief. North Korea President Trump became the first sitting President to set foot in North Korea on Sunday as he met …

businessTheresa May Resigns and Banks Have 25-40% Odds for a No-Deal Brexit

U.S. bank JPMorgan has raised its probability of a no-deal Brexit to 25%. They think the most likely scenario is Boris Johnson will become prime minister and then there will be a parliamentary election. They believe there is a 60% …

canadaBrexit Party Could Win in UK Election and Trudeau Will Likely Lose in Canada

A new Opinium/Observer poll shows both major British parties have lost vote share: Labour has lost ground to the Lib Dems and Greens, while the Conservatives are losing ground to the Brexit Party who have reached 21%. The Brexit Party …

futureDeep Fakes With Synthetic Media #TCRobotics

AI-based tools are proving capable of fabricating or modifying imagery and audio in ways that are nearly indistinguishable from reality. #TCRobi