With its advocacy of “community policing” and “broken windows policing,” JumpStart crosses my line, from a wrong but tolerable portrayal of American policing, to outright copaganda. I will no longer facilitate its dissemination.
I wrote a Chrome extension to filter job listings in LinkedIn because LinkedIn itself is bad at this.
The comic strip “Alice” has been added to my Comics Aggregator. This is a Comics Kingdom strip, so there are steps you need to take to be able to view it through the aggregator. Please remember to tip your waiter if you enjoy the aggregator.
I want to give two examples, one medical and one technological, of the kind of buffoonery that the CDC is engaging in that continues to make them untrustworthy as a disease-control organization. Medical buffoonery Here are some things that COVID-19 research and recently collected epidemiological data are telling us at the moment: Here is what… Read More »
What should have been a simple transaction on my PS4 instead turns out to be an hour+-long debacle of things going wrong.
Twitter is in the news again with another security breach in which 235 million users’ email addresses, phone numbers, and Twitter handles were exposed. These seems like a good opportunity to talk about what you can / should do to protect yourself if you need to maintain anonymity online. The basic rule is this: if… Read More »
Long-time readers of my blog will know that I am obsessed with backups and with keeping control over data that belongs to me. For example, in additional to a comprehensive backup system I built myself, I have an archive of (legally obtained) music files and movies because I don’t trust any of the cloud music… Read More »
Regarding my comics aggregator, three updates effective January 1, 2023: For those who don’t know what I’m talking about…
I’m all done with Twitter, but I also didn’t want to just delete my account and remove over a decade of content that I created from the internet. I’m not so arrogant as to believe that anyone’s ever going to want to look at my tweets again, but (a) maybe I will want to link… Read More »
Several comics have been added, changed, and removed recently in my comics aggregator. Here’s a round-up: Also, I’ve fixed the aggregator so that if a comic is removed in the future, the link you’ve saved to your comics in the aggregator will keep working and just display a warning about the missing comic that’s in… Read More »