“The problem with introspection is that it has no end.” - Philip K. Dick

Would You Return a Wallet?

It looks like the answer is probably yes.

Why I Left Facebook

On April 11 I deleted my Facebook account. Well, I asked Facebook to delete my account. I think they have since it’s been 14 days. Of course, if I try to log in to make sure and they haven’t yet, it will reactivate my…

Singin’ the Blues

Yeah, I had the same kind of week, buddy.

So Where Have I Been?

That’s rhetorical; I’m not really asking you. This blog went silent for quite a while. While I wasn’t writing here, I was writing. I took back-to-back 10-week writing courses (with mixed results,) and I also wrote a bunch of programming blog posts. Last year…

WKRP in Cincinnati

If you’re ancient like me, this is pretty cool. Have a good weekend.

Advantage is not a Verb!

That’s all I have today.

The Protocols of the Elders of Facebook

So last week I gave you some tips on how to protect your data on Facebook. I also threw in a few asides on how I look at Facebook, the information it captures, and how it might have affected the 2016 election. On…

These Tigers are Chuffed to See You

I’ll see myself out. (Have a great weekend.)

How To Protect Yourself From the Next Cambridge Analytica (Maybe) Part Deux

I saw another article about locking down your privacy settings on Facebook. It was full of ads and written in the form of obnoxious slides, so I made my own version. This is the story that won’t go away, or at least it…

How To Protect Yourself From the Next Cambridge Analytica (Maybe)

So how about that Facebook thing, huh? How can you protect yourself? There are a couple of things you can do to prevent, or at least hamper, the next Cambridge Analytica. (Of course, the next 10 or 13 Cambridge Analyticas have already struck and…