Internet

Pardon my schadenfreude …

… But I just can’t help it. As I’ve said before: Facebook lack of privacy is old, old news Censorship on Facebook Facebook screw up Facebook: Still not your friend FTC slaps Facebook Further Facebook folly I should stop knocking Facebook, but …… Read More ›

A browser called Brave

We’ve all struggled with browsers, ad blockers, cookies, caches, etc. in an effort to protect our privacy on the internet. And some of us are more concerned than others. I, for example, boycott Facebook and Twitter except for my blog… Read More ›

Pied Type, WordPress, and the GDPR

In recent months we’ve heard a lot about internet privacy and privacy violations. Most notable, perhaps, was the Facebook data “leak” and related Congressional hearings. Then late last month came Europe’s GDPR — General Data Protection Regulation. It protects the… Read More ›

Us vs the internet

Yesterday on Time Goes By, I read how many internet users get frustrated by all the online annoyances when they are trying to browse or read — pop-up ads, regular ads, autoplay videos with their unwanted sounds, jittery GIFs, cluttered sidebars, etc. There… Read More ›

Tiny Trump, America’s child

It started yesterday on Reddit and is now sweeping social media — Tiny Trump! It’s the perfect opportunity for photo manipulators to demonstrate their skills. These representative samples are all from imgur via Reddit, where you can find dozens if not hundreds… Read More ›