Category Archives: rants

Is Dropbox Secure?

Is your Dropbox files secure? That’s what the FTC wants to know too. With their relatively recent admission that their employees do have access to your files, although it’s against their policy to do so without permission. Yea, as if a silly … Continue reading

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Would You Pay For YouTube Videos?

YouTube is about to roll out their paid movie service. Would you pay? I know I wouldn’t. Now, if they offer mobile streaming and download of those paid movies, then they may be on to something. But as far as … Continue reading

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I Wouldn’t Want To Work At Apple

Just saw an article about how Steve Jobs does things at Apple. After reading this, I wouldn’t want to work at Apple. At least not anywhere near Jobs. Well, not like they’d hire me, but just saying. By Jobs’ logic, … Continue reading

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Twitter Buys TweetDeck

Twitter just bought TweetDeck for around $50 Million. What the heck is Twitter doing? They are closing themselves off to the public and trying to get rid of all the third party app developers. I recently wanted to get an … Continue reading

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Facebook “Send” Button, Seriously?

Facebook just released their new trick, a “Send” button. Yes, wow, you can “Send” articles to your friends, groups and any valid email address. I like how they just made it “Send” as if they just invented something new. Looks … Continue reading

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How To Fix Google Buzz And Make It More Social

Ah, Google Buzz, the social disaster everyone wants to forget. Now that the firestorm is all behind us, it’s about time they give Buzz another go, before it really dies. Google tied Buzz to Gmail, but they really should have … Continue reading

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Snail Mail SPAM For My Domain

I got an piece of snail mail about one of my domains recently, which is odd, because I’ve never received any snail mail from my registrars before. Turns out, it’s a piece of snail mail SPAM trying to sell me “search engine … Continue reading

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Why The Do These Damn Companies Put Business Cards On My Car Window?

Why do companies pay people to put business cards on car windows? Do they seriously think people will use them or keep the cards around? I know the first thing I do is toss them out without reading them. But … Continue reading

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Facebook Open Sources Their Data Center

A few days ago Facebook released details of their data center on opencompute.org. This was widely viewed as a good move on Facebook’s part, and it shows how serious Facebook actually is. It’s not just a few servers in a … Continue reading

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NYTimes Paywall Costs $40-$50 Million, Seriously?

Not exactly breaking news, but it’s still interesting and maddening that the NYTimes spent anywhere from $40-$50 Million on their paywall. Who did they hire to build out the paywall? I want to work for them, it’s obvious that I’m … Continue reading

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