What happens when you decided to work on the house and spend time with the family over the long weekend? This.
In front of the Royal Bank of Scotland in 1976, with a harmonica and a banjo. You can’t have a cupboard if there ain’t no wall You got to move there’s no time left to stall They say the old laughing lady dropped by to call And when she leaves, she leaves nothing at all […]
I’m sure you’ve seen them. The ads for the online “information products.” I wish I could say I’m surprised to see the writing community filled with this stuff, but I’m not. I’ve been around the ‘Net long enough to know that all communities have them. Pages and page of copy, filled with elaborate descriptions of the […]
Last week I mentioned not using Facebook. I’ve been away from the platform long enough now that I am ready to write about why I am taking a (temporary?) break. I mentioned leaving in the context of ISPs being permitted to continue selling our data, so I should start by saying that protecting my personal data […]
H/T to Open Culture for this beautiful find.
(assuming it isn’t being sold already) Last week the House of Representatives passed a bill that makes it possible for your Internet Service Provider (ISP) to save your Internet usage history and sell it or mine it for data to use for advertisements. By the time you read this, the President may have already signed it […]
On Monday I wrote about ransomware and how more and more instances of it have been surfacing over the past few years. Yesterday, this popped up on my radar. Scammers were exploiting a bug in IOS (iPhone and presumably iPad) Safari to make it appear as if a user’s device had been hijacked, and that […]