Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Technology”

Our Big Silicon Valley Brothers

The Stasi couldn’t have obtained what Big Business can get in the age of surveillance capitalism,

Posted August 9th, 2019

Leszek Kolakowski’s Warning

Anticipating and resisting ‘a totalitarianism of immediate gratification’

Posted July 8th, 2019

The Twerp Caesar Vs. Us

Peggy Noonan calls for anti-trust regulation of Facebook. She’s right

Posted June 7th, 2019

Motoring With Big Brother

Hitting the open road with surveillance capitalism

Posted April 23rd, 2019

Faces Of ‘Sensitive People’

China leads the way in racial profiling with facial-recognition software

Posted April 15th, 2019

Sabina, Our Hero

Resisting the soft tyranny of information technology

Posted April 12th, 2019

The Meaning Of Google Vs. ‘Unplanned’

The cultural power of Internet giants, and how they use it to stigmatize dissent

Posted April 11th, 2019

Conservative Erasure

Transgender Google employees and allies try to make us nonpersons

Posted April 1st, 2019

Tennis, Technocracy & Servitude

Decline and fall: American teenager puts down his racket and picks up a joystick

Posted March 27th, 2019

The Eye Of Smartphone Sauron

Orthodox patriarch says ‘Antichrist’ will control world through devices. Don’t laugh

Posted January 9th, 2019

‘Gradually, Then Suddenly’

Coming tech changes that will shake our lives and our politics

Posted January 4th, 2019

The Agony Of Fortnite Addiction

The popular game is causing epic battles between parents and their sons

Posted December 26th, 2018

Social Media Parenting

Second thoughts about making public examples of your children, for ‘good’ or ill

Posted December 7th, 2018

Chill About Your Kid’s Smartphone? Reconsider

Rise in children sexually abusing children. One cause? Exposure to pornography

Posted December 1st, 2018

Smartphone As Cathedral

Protestantism’s postmodern apotheosis in a church that can be ‘fully experienced’ in one’s hand

Posted November 7th, 2018

Catholicism, Islam, Devil Smartphones

Three stories that caught my eye

Posted October 27th, 2018

Google, The ‘Good Censor’

Leaked internal company study calls on Internet giant to suppress ‘evil’

Posted October 10th, 2018