The Debate On TASERS: Should Civilians Have Them?

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As heated opinions in politics rise, many people are taking the time to think about firearms and what rules, regulations, and policies should be set for the use and ownership of them. There are arguments for different sides, and everyone has a set of beliefs and morals that help steer their opinion. Some people look at owning a gun as a strict means of protection, while others have found the recreational use of them. Shooting, hunting, and gun shows are just a few ways that people have found a way to enjoy and socialize with their hobby.

However, what people don’t talk about as much is the use of stun guns and TASERS. In most places, these items are free for anyone to purchase without many restrictions. A couple of states have set down rules like the need to obtain a license, or have banned them for civilian purchase entirely. Continue reading

The Drill Down 472: You’ve Been Bumped (preview)

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This week, Did Russia & China attempt to interfere with the Brexit vote as well? Dallas emergency sirens hacked, Taser offers bodycams to every US police officer, Tesla tops US automakers, and, yes, we’re gonna talk about that United Airlines thing… all this and much much more.

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The Drill Down 471: April Fools on the Web 2017 (preview)

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This week, April Fools’ on the web, Android becomes the #1 OS online, AOL & Yahoo’s new post-merger name, did ISPs sell your privacy rights? The FCC chairman pleads his case… and much much more.

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How to Use Social Networks to Build a Loyal Fan Following

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The following is a guest post.

Many companies begin using social with the ultimate goal of growing their business. Brand awareness, lead generation and conversions are primary focus for them.

Trust and loyalty are important in drumming up business via social networks. A loyal fan following will not only engage with you and purchase products themselves, but also advocate your business to their networks.

There’s a reason why some companies dominate their industry. A decade ago, brands used TV to build brand loyalty. Since then, they have used social networks to connect with their key demographics.

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The Drill Down 470: The Beat of My Spinach Heart (preview)

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This week, Congress just sold your internet privacy to the highest bidder, Samsung’s Galaxy S8, AI solves traffic jams, a heart made from spinach, Elon Musk wants to download your thoughts… and much much more.

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The Drill Down 469: Bullseye! (preview)

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This week, Siri & “OK Google” get new AI company from Samsung, Uber management crumbles, the US bans electronics from incoming flights, Resistbot, genetic discrimination, Amazon’s Mecha-CEO, a dartboard you’ll never miss… and much much more.

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The Drill Down 468: Bad Vibrations (preview)

TDD 468This week, the culprits behind one of the largest data breaches in history, is your sexual activity being sold to marketers? how Amazon’s fake radio station pissed off Trumpsters, is this the end of privacy in the US?,  and much much more.

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