Recently, I wrote about what prompted me to add Blue State Digital to my global kill file. Today, CQ Engage, a service offered by CQ Roll Call, joins in that dubious honor. The things you need to do to be a reputable bulk mail service provider are actually very simple and straightforward: Publish an anti-spam… Read More »
I recently submitted this question to Energizer via the customer support form on their web site: We’ve purchased Energizer batteries from CVS in the past, but we just went to buy some there yesterday and there weren’t any and one of the clerks said they don’t carry Energizer batteries. Then we called the local Staples… Read More »
My kids watch a lot of Netflix. Some of them watch it too much, and my wife and I want to be able to turn off the spigot at night so that they’ll go to sleep without us having to confiscate all the phones and tablets in the house. Unfortunately, Netflix doesn’t have parental controls… Read More »
A first-hand account of the June 30, 2018 Cosecha Boston pro-immigrant protest, and a call to action. Will you join me in fighting for the respect, digity, and human rights of immigrants?
If you are active online in liberal politics, you’ve probably received email from a company called Blue State Digital, even if you didn’t realize it. Blue State Digital is a digital advocacy platform used almost exclusively by liberal organizations and candidates. If you get email from Democratic candidates, a lot of it comes from Blue… Read More »
About seven years ago, I paid SunBug Solar a lot of money to install a solar panel array on my roof. As I wrote at the time, I was quite impressed by SunBug and preferred them over the many other installers I evaluated. Since then, I have recommended SunBug to numerous people considering solar installations. Unfortunately,… Read More »
As I wrote recently, Netgear introduced a severe bug into their router firmware around seven months ago, making all newer firmware releases since then unusable for many router owners. In the intervening time, numerous severe security holes in their routers have been publicized and patched by them. However, those of us who are running into… Read More »
Almost 11 years ago, back in August 2007, I opined passionately here on my blog, “Why I will no longer buy from Netgear“. Alas, I recently failed to heed my own advice, and I’m sorry to say that the results have been somewhat predictable. Last September, I found myself in need of a new router… Read More »
Observian employees drum up business by lying. If you don’t think that’s OK, I suggest you avoid doing business with them.