“The problem with introspection is that it has no end.” - Philip K. Dick

Singin’ the Blues

Yeah, I had the same kind of week, buddy.

So Where Have I Been?

That’s rhetorical; I’m not really asking you. This blog went silent for quite a while. While I wasn’t writing here, I was writing. I took back-to-back 10-week writing courses (with mixed results,) and I also wrote a bunch of programming blog posts. Last year…

WKRP in Cincinnati

If you’re ancient like me, this is pretty cool. Have a good weekend.

Advantage is not a Verb!

That’s all I have today.

The Protocols of the Elders of Facebook

So last week I gave you some tips on how to protect your data on Facebook. I also threw in a few asides on how I look at Facebook, the information it captures, and how it might have affected the 2016 election. On…

These Tigers are Chuffed to See You

I’ll see myself out. (Have a great weekend.)

How To Protect Yourself From the Next Cambridge Analytica (Maybe) Part Deux

I saw another article about locking down your privacy settings on Facebook. It was full of ads and written in the form of obnoxious slides, so I made my own version. This is the story that won’t go away, or at least it…

How To Protect Yourself From the Next Cambridge Analytica (Maybe)

So how about that Facebook thing, huh? How can you protect yourself? There are a couple of things you can do to prevent, or at least hamper, the next Cambridge Analytica. (Of course, the next 10 or 13 Cambridge Analyticas have already struck and…

Merry Christmas!

I apologize for the extended absence. Next year will be a better one for blogging.

Headed for Huxley?

Dystopia is hip again. In The Children of Men humanity’s infertility leads to the rise of an autocratic “Warden” of England. In The Handmaid’s Tale, it leads to a new theocratic state that takes over part of the United States. Both of these books describe…