Category Archives: Technology

Paging Mr. Orwell

Remember, what Google (and Facebook) are really selling is YOU: Google will soon let advertisers tap into one of the most lucrative types of ad targeting: email addresses. The search giant is rolling out a new tool called Customer Match, … Continue reading

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Now THAT’S Dirty!

'I've been a very bad girl,' she said, biting her lip. 'I need to be punished.' 'Very well,' he said and installed Windows 10 on her laptop. — 50 Nerds of Grey (@50NerdsofGrey) September 7, 2015

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One Lump of Stupid or Two, US Navy?

The Hill tells us: “The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) will pay Microsoft $9,149,000 through the contract, which was approved earlier this month. It could eventually grow to be as large as $30,842,980 by 2017. “The funds will … Continue reading

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A Ceiling Shattered Today: #WWDC2015

I don’t write about Tech very often, because working in Tech makes writing about tech dreary. Today’s Keynote presentation at Apple’s WWDC stands out and breaks my embargo for a simple reason: Today Apple put women on stage. And not … Continue reading

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Your Daily Gohmert

It’s not as funny as Alaskastan’s Ted Stevens’ A Series of Tubes… …but it is just as out of touch with reality.

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News That Will Drive You To Drink

Free-range conspiracy theorist Glenn Beck tells us that if Net Neutrality is preserved that Apple and Microsoft will move out of the country. I suppose now we must add computer punditry to his MPS Honorific.

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Our Modern Life

Imagine how cool it would be if Dude got a video of the humpback whale that is right next to him. You know, instead of texting, “S’up?” to his bros.

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The Morning Quote

“I don’t see Christ’s redemption limited to human beings,” Providence Presbyterian Church Associate Pastor Dr. Christopher Benek insisted. “If [artificial intelligence] is autonomous, then we should encourage it to participate in Christ’s redemptive purposes in the world.” Benek was already … Continue reading

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Pro-Tip

Hey Scissorheads, Greenhouse is a browser extention (for browsers built on Webkit, so Safari, Chrome, Firefox) that I think might be useful as we head into 2016. Greenhouse “exposes the role money plays in Congress and highlights key election races.” … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Evil: A Google Update

An offensive game that encourages players to shoot homosexuals has been pulled after appearing on Google Play over the weekend. The game, Ass Hunter, is several years old but was downloaded 10,000 times yesterday and earlier today. Players are rewarded … Continue reading

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