Tag Archives: internet

Google Male

Tried Google Voice yet?  I use it as my primary business phone number and it’s an amazing service.  When a call comes in it simultaneously rings my cell phone, my desk phone, and any other phone I point it at.  … Continue reading

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Facebook to boost engagement with new recursive Like feature

24 October 2015 – San Jose, CA Mark Zuckerburg announced today that Facebook will soon allow its users  to “Like” another user’s “Like” on their own or another timeline. “We have been battling a lengthy and steady decline in compelling … Continue reading

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No ads!

Over at my IoPT blog I’ve written occasionally about how online ad networks are co-opted by cyber criminals and used to deliver malware.  It is one reason why I’ve never carried ads on T-Rob.net, IoPTConsulting.com, or Ask-An-Aspie.net. But this blog … Continue reading

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Net Neutrality – Part 2

In my yesterday’s Net Neutrality post I wrote “For your ISP, a packet is a packet is a packet.” In another forum, Howard responds: Speaking as an ISP engineer, no, it isn’t that simple. Set aside preferential charging of source … Continue reading

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Net neutrality for the rest of us

Net Neutrality has been framed as a debate between corporate giants who can well-afford to pay to publish their content, and rightly should.  But that’s a straight-up lie.  Let’s try a thought experiment, shall we?  Imagine the public outcry if … Continue reading

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Facebook explores emergent behavior, invents bully-bot

Has anyone actually been successful getting Facebook to enforce its own Terms of Service?  Because I’m striking out left and right.  Oddly, the people having success seem to be the ones abusing the reporting process.  In his book Out Of … Continue reading

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The best book deal you’ve never heard of

The folks over at Silence in the Library Publishing and a bunch of authors, including Gail Z. Martin who featured prominently in The Kindle Confiscation, have a little Kickstarter project going.  Having been blessed with way too much integrity and propriety, … Continue reading

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