Archive for the 'Technology' Category

The GOP Technology/Message Gap: Impossible To Overcome?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Democrats, Republicans, Technology

This New York Times article lays out THE reason why the GOP got their asses handed to them last November. In short, they’re simply behind the times. Both from a technology and messaging standpoint. Now, their are plenty in the GOP who feel like they need to change, adopt new messaging, open the tent, run […]

February 15th, 2013 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

What Do You Share On Social Media? Too Much? Find Out…

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Technology

How much information is too much? Are you putting yourself and your family at risk? Online Education did the research and presents the following. Enjoy. Tweet

June 22nd, 2012 | Permalink| No Comments »

Pre-Review: StockTouch Mobile/Tablet App

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Money, Technology, Video

Hey all, I was contacted recently by a company that has created a really compelling way to keep track of the top stocks and I wanted to share it with you. Full disclosure, they gave me the app for free to review, and I haven’t fully dug into it, but from what I’ve seen of […]

February 23rd, 2012 | Permalink| No Comments »

Google’s Irish Tax Dodge Signals A $60B Loophole

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Money, Taxes, Technology

So much for Google’s mantra of “Don’t be evil.” Bloomberg has more… Google Inc. cut its taxes by $3.1 billion in the last three years using a technique that moves most of its foreign profits through Ireland and the Netherlands to Bermuda. Wait, that’s just $3.1B. What about the other $56.9B? Well, the rest isn’t […]

October 21st, 2010 | Permalink| 7 Comments »

Now You Can Watch My Film, “We Will Make You Whole Again”

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Art, Film, Gender, Immigration, Race, Sexuality, Technology, The Politics Of Film, The War On Terrorism

Over the past two years I wrote, produced and directed a film called “We Will Make You Whole Again” with my co-director, editor and cinematographer Trevor Hawkins of Mammoth Media. Some of you know this because a couple months back I shared the trailer for the film and told you a little bit about what […]

June 7th, 2010 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Could Kevin Costner’s Oil Spill Centrifuge Help The Gulf?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Energy, Environment, Oil, Technology, Video

Ironically, the star of Waterworld (which I like…by the way) might be just the guy to help save the water in the Gulf of Mexico. Check out the nifty gadget he and his brother has been funding the development of (to the tune of $15M) for the past 15 years. Apparently, it can remove between […]

May 19th, 2010 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Follow Us On Twitter: @thedonklephant

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Blogging, Technology, twitter

The title says it all. If you tweet or have been thinking of a good excuse to get on Twitter, follow us @thedonklephant. We tweet all of our posts and some other fun facts too. Now, if you’re new to whole “twitter” thing, this article provides some good pointers: What Should I Tweet About? Also, […]

December 24th, 2009 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Have You Visited Recovery.gov Lately?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Technology, Transparency

I hadn’t, but when I did…wow. First, right there on the front page you have a map that details the total dollars announced, available and spent on the both the national and state levels (when you mouse over each graph or state). But the most impressive feature by far is when you enter in your […]

October 6th, 2009 | Permalink| 24 Comments »

Cash For Clunkers Turns Into Cars.Gov

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Cars, Economy, Energy, Environment, Fiscal stimulus, Money, Technology

A new website for the controversial, popular program is up and it includes some things you need to know if you’d like to take advantage. Your vehicle must be less than 25 years old on the trade-in date Only purchase or lease of new vehicles qualify Generally, trade-in vehicles must get 18 or less MPG […]

August 5th, 2009 | Permalink| 4 Comments »

No Mre Txting N Drvng?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Good Decisions, Law, Technology

After the release of a study that showed somebody is 23 times more likely to get into an accident, Dems in Congress are working on legislation that would make it illegal across the country. From the AP: WASHINGTON — States would be required to ban driving while texting or face the loss of highway funds […]

July 29th, 2009 | Permalink| 4 Comments »