Someone recently asked me which search engine was better, Ecosia or DuckDuckGo? So I wrote one of my “Teachable Moments” … this is a very difficult question to answer.
I’ve added Google into my answer because that’s the one to benchmark. They’re all fairly good, and as you might expect, nobody is as good as Google. Of course, unless you’re one of the millions who really hate Google. Then the second choice would probably be DuckDuckGo.
What would you think if your friend carried a recorder into secret sessions conducted by your state on how to get rid of votes? How to change a ballot, and how to list it incorrectly? (more…)
Secession is the withdrawal of a group from a larger entity, especially a political entity Threats of secession can be a strategy for achieving more limited goals. A secession attempt might be violent or peaceful, but the goal is the creation of a new state or entity independent from the group or territory it seceded from. The South seceded from the Union which brought on the Civil War. We all know that story. (more…)
Thank you Bob Grade who answered the question “Why do you support Trump? Explain in detail and make specific nonpartisan arguments.” with this . . . (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?
I’ve written a lot about fund raising and marketing for a cause. Just search the Design Center for “Marketing Update” . . . but this beats them all!
Since the impeachment craziness, then the pandemic, and all coupled with the prospect of an election in November, can the world get any crazier? Well, I didn’t think so until I heard somebody is paying one-hundred-grand for an online chat with Hillary!
There’s been a lot of buzz lately about utilizing people’s location data on their smartphones to notify them when they’ve come into contact with someone who has tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus. Contact tracers is also becoming a hot topic.
In advance of the 2020 Presidential Election, Kill Chain: The Cyber War on America’s Elections takes a deep dive into the weaknesses of today’s election technology, an issue that is little understood by the public or even lawmakers. (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…)