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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has denied the existence of cancel culture, suggesting it is an invention of privileged moaners who can't handle criticism. Her thesis prompted speculation that the powerful lawmaker has no self-awareness. Read Full Article ... read more
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Cancel culture attracts people who feel isolated by society and want to be part of a rigid orthodoxy that gives their lives meaning, according to a signatory of a controversial open letter that was also endorsed by J.K. Rowling. Read Full Article at ... read more
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A video showing the head of a San Francisco tech firm verbally abusing an Asian family has caught the attention of cancel crusaders, but it appears the witch hunt has already resulted in collateral damage. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Security experts have warned of new Mac ransomware being spread via pirated software from torrent sites. The virus is so new that there is currently no known way to recover lost files. Read Full Article at RT.com
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( education / tech / computers / internet ) It's a site called Patreon where they help creative people find patrons to support their work. My page is here: Patreon
"It would be amazing if I had any fans at all to help finance what I do!... read more
( education / tech / computers / internet ) Every time Facebook shows me one of those notices saying something like "Hey there, we've been going through all of your posts and thought you might like to share this compilation," I feel like I'm being approached by some creepy guy on the street opening his trench coat to show me all of the compromising photos of me that he'... read more
( culture / humor / internet ) I just had to share this comment someone left here on FriendsNews.com. Read it, absorb it, digest it, lather, rinse and repeat it. Then let me know what the %$# it means! Here it is:
"I comprehend that is genuinely uninteresting and you're merely skipping to the next comment, nonetheless i basically preferred to toss... read more
( education / tech / computers / internet ) via Court to feds: Explain Marine's Facebook-postings arrest.
"Brandon Raub's case exposes the seedy underbelly of a governmental system that continues to target military veterans for expressing their discontent over Am... read more
( culture / writing / blog / internet ) Name Generator - Cool Name ideas at the click of a button!
I thought this, above, was kinda cool for generating a pseudonym. You can also generate a Medieval name, a Twitter name, whatever. On that page, the actual generator buttons are on the right. It took me a second to tune out al... read more
( education / tech / computers / internet ) NEWLY UPDATED version of this poll, here.
If you were on a deserted island with an Internet connection and a pug, but could only access ONE website, which site would it be? (BTW, the pug is irrelevant, I just like pugs!)
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( life / health / charity / internet ) Care2, largest online community for healthy and green livingCare2 - largest online community for healthy and green living, human rights and animal welfare.
"You Care. We Care2.Be a part of t ... read more
( education / tech / computers / internet ) It's a very old hoax. Anything with a headline like that and mentioning Microsoft, AOL and Good Morning America in the same email almost HAS to be a hoax these days, and this one is.
On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 8:05 PM, wrote:This is probably a hoax, but just in case it's not, I'm forwarding it.
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( culture / writing / blog / internet ) In Nashville, anyway, it seems you can get around their proxy system (those outlets that use it), simply by using Google Chrome and maybe Firefox. It might be as simple as using any browser other than Internet Explorer.
Using Internet Explorer, I tried to be a good boy and sign up for a free account. The only problem is that you h... read more
( education / tech / computers / internet ) Just visited these sites, and my antivirus popped-up saying it had blocked a Trojan Horse coming from there (or one of their links): http://thefrist.org http://fixit.in I'll add to this list whenever it happens again. ... read more
( education / tech / computers / internet ) Got a tip, thought I'd share it here. Add the following to your HOSTS file (C:WindowsSystem32driversetchosts): #fix for ytimg.exe browser hang problem
220.127.116.11 static.cache.l.google.com s.ytimg.com
Then from a Windows command prompt (DOS box), run: ipconfig /flushdns... read more
( culture / writing / blog / internet ) I'm as guilty as anyone about trying to add content to my blog just for the sake of content (because search engines look for and rate highly based on how fresh your blog's content is). But someone whose blog/newsletter I subscribe to has stooped to simply stating the obvious, maybe phrasing it differently, just to have an interesting to ... read more
( education / language / tech / internet ) I got an error in a program that was in some foreign language I didn't even recognize, let alone understand. I went to translate.Google.com and typed in one of the words and chose Detect language in the Translate from... box. It told me the word was Danish.
Look here: ... read more
( culture / writing / blog / internet ) Here's a cool website I just learned of:
"In an age where everything seems to have been explored and there is nothing new to be found, we celebrate a different way of looking at the world. If you're searching for miniature cities, glass flo... read more
( culture / writing / blog / internet ) Check out my Patreon page. Patrons get free stuff!
Well, not technically free since you do have to pay at least $1 to get anything.
"It would be amazing if I had any fans at all to help finance what I do! Thank you for (possibly) being one.&qu... read more
( life / people / internet ) The Friends of Humanity website. Don't know anything about it, but like the sound of it. :)
"Friends of Humanity is active in the defense of human rights, education, health care, and environmen... read more
( education / language / grammar / internet ) When is that spelling and grammar checking feature coming to Facebook, Instagram, etc.? Oh right, they probably don't want to insult 90% of their users. Never mind.
It's not that my own (or anyone's) grammar and punctuation are flawless (because there are so many contradictory rules), but can we all at least try harder for the... read more
( culture / writing / blog / internet ) I've been following and listening to Jeff Goins's TribeWriters program, and he says an important aspect to successful blogging (at least as far as getting noticed) is to guest post on other people's blogs. Jeff is a great resource, by the way.
So, if you want to post something ... read more
( culture / writing / blog / internet ) Useful site to see if it's your connection (or firewall) or the site itself that's having a problem: Is It Down Right Now?
Someone emailed us about their tool here: websiteplanet.com/webtools/d ... read more
( culture / writing / blog / internet ) Keyword / cookie / browser analytics failurepc-smile.jpgSome headlines Google News mistakenly thought I'd be interested in ...
Is Jeb Bush Right About Barack Obama and Donald Trump? — The mainstream (pro-Bush/Clinton) media keep pretending Jeb is relevant.
Kanye West named GQ's Most Stylish Man onc... read more