Tag Archives: technology

The Mysterious Case Of @ChartData

Who is @chartdata?  As someone who probably spends more time on Twitter than is probably good for me, one of the many feeds I follow is one by Chart Data that posts information about songs and albums and artists that … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed

So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed, by Jon Ronson, read by Jon Ronson I must say at the outset, in case anyone reads or listens to this book, that the author is not someone I think I would personally like.  He’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jesus Is Better Than Porn

Jesus Is Better Than Porn:  How I Told My Wife About My Addiction And Found A New Life!, by Hugh Houston [Note:  I received this book free of charge by the author.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Although … Continue reading

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Poll For Facebook Readers

While I do not have many Facebook views most days, since at least some of my posts are viewed quite heavily there, I wished to write a comment for those readers who do check my posts out from Facebook and … Continue reading

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Somaliland Update: Fighting Corruption By Targeting Ghost Workers

It was a pleasure for me, as someone who supports the efforts of Somaliland to improve their standard of living and to earn recognition as a sovereign state [1], to see the following tweet on my feed today from the … Continue reading

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True Confessions Of A Pitchfork-Wielding Peasant From An Internet Lynch Mob

Normally speaking, social media public shamings are fairly anonymous affairs.  If you were filming a crowd of angry peasants with torches and pitchforks firmly in hand, most of the peasants involved would be somewhat anonymous.  It would not do for … Continue reading

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Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due: Point-Of-Sale Systems

One of the things I noticed consistently when I visited Victoria recently was the point-of-sale systems that every casual dining place had at waitresses.  It provided a third option to the usual two that one sees in restaurants stateside, and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Understanding The Basics About Bitcoin & Other Cryptocurrencies

Understanding The Basics About Bitcoin & Other Cryptocurrencies:  The Beginners 101 Guide:  An Introductory Explanation For Beginners, Part 1, by El-P. & El-I. Taylor [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social.  All thoughts and opinions … Continue reading

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Book Review: Online Shopping: Secrets Revealed To Buy Successfully

Online Shopping:  Secrets Revealed To Buy Successfully:  Your Tactic To Become A Smart Online Buyer, by Mark Millery [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] It is fairly … Continue reading

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Book Review: Crypto-Investing For Beginners

Crypto-Investing For Beginners, by Michael James [Note:  I was sent this e-book free of charge by the author.  No review was required.] I am not sure whether I find it difficult to believe or unfortunately all too likely that the … Continue reading

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