It’s such a shame it’s come to this, but DARK PATTERNS are a reality, and all the Big Tech web sites use it. You should never have to put up with such sinister intentions. (more…)
I’ve been trying to keep politics out of 60-Seconds because I think I’ve chased off most of my readers, but this is just too terrible for me to ignore . . . (more…)
I’m chasing a story and getting lots of references for my research. Washington Post, blocked unless I subscribe. Wall Street Journal blocked unless I subscribe. We’ve come to the point now that web advertising is not working. I ran my web site for 30 years “ad free”. Why spam your customers? Are we witnessing the death of online advertising?
Everyone has a COVID-19 angle to talk about and our friend Kim Komando is no exception! In this episode she’s going after the restaurant fraudsters — and we applaud her!
At a time when the world seems to be standing still, it’s a hey-day for the cyber crime industry! Why would the crooks want to train-wreck a whiskey auction ???
If you’ve read any of my “Web Sites That Suck” articles, you’ll know I’ve preached about the internet bleeding bandwidth, and what’s driving the never ending thirst for more speed! Now, with the COVID-19 pandemic, hundreds of billions additional throughput has all but brought the internet to it’s knees. This article gives you some insight and tips for slicker sliding on the internet . . . (more…)
Have you noticed the same ads showing up in different places? Have you had the sneaky feeling you’re being watched? You mention something on your phone, then ads start showing up for that? Welcome to the connected world! (more…)
A lot of the media talking heads are saying the Facebook is not censoring conservative views. I know better, because I’ve experienced it. But don’t take my word for it, just watch what’s going on . . . (more…)
Sylvester Jalnaiz from Canva wrote in and asked me to replace one of my pages links with his. Sort of rude, but he’s an outreach officer for a site that has exploited the amateur graphic design market. But then when attempting to get access to the site, it asked me to sign in using GOOGLE. OH NO!!! Big RED flag! Never, ever sign in to a web site using any other web site ID/Password! Bad, bad karma! (more…)
Do you remember Snapz Pro? That wonderful screen utility for the Mac that would capture anything? Well, it died with El Capitan and OS Sierra! My favorite feature, screen section to clip board, is saved by Firefox! Thank you Firefox!