COMMUNITY VOICES | Rename the Target Commons

The corner builiding on the Nicollet Mall says outside “Commons”. But it is not a commons because it’s for Target employees. This “commons” is closed to the general public. Target needs to find a new name for the place. The word Commons means that it is accessible by our whole society.I will try to send a copy of this note to a real person at Target Corporation. Continue Reading

FREE SPEECH ZONE | The End of Google?

Since the 1990s, search engine comings and goings were the main news of the Internet. Google came to stay in 1998 and lived on for more than 10 years. In the late 1990s, it was fantastic. I passed my networking class with straight “A”s because of Google’s excellence in finding the right answers on Cisco’s website. Continue Reading

Safety and Wikipedia

Some say shared reference works like Wikipedia may have the power to transform civilization. Egalitarian ideals or an anarchistic vision may guide a work produced free, by anybody. Continue Reading