Category Archives: Internet

The Booking the Band Scam! Be Aware!

An Attempt At An Old-school Scam From my good friend Helen’s blog dated  April 15, 2017: In this day of phishing; spoofing; identity theft; salami slicing, spam; trojan horses; and a seemingly endless supply of Nigerians who claim that they … Continue reading

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WSJ: With Washington’s Blessing, Telecom Giants Can Mine Your Web History

From the Wall Street Journal piece: https://www.wsj.com/articles/with-washingtons-blessing-telecom-giants-can-mine-your-web-history-1490869801 What if your telecom company tracked the websites you visit, the apps you use, the TV shows you watch, the stores you shop at and the restaurants you eat at, and then sold … Continue reading

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I feel the need for Speed ~ Redux

Having moved to Bothell I’ve noticed my ISP service is a *lot* slower. Here’s today’s numbers: In Redmond, in 2011, with the same ISP (Verizon, now called Frontier) I had these speeds: Looks like it’s time to find another provider? … Continue reading

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Test Run of Instagram 2014

Having dropped my WinFone, I finally purchased an iPhone. Yes, I gave up on the Windows Phone because I came to feel that Microsoft was not very interested in overcoming the huge deficiency when it comes to the shortage of … Continue reading

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Remember School Detention? Anybody…?

“I was rather a poor student, too easily distracted – did a lot of gazing out of windows, fine for training to be a writer, but not a great way to achieve in the classroom. The truth is that I … Continue reading

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top ten: Web Service Review

If you have a current domain or are thinking of getting one, for your own business or pleasure, Here is a current review: Consider this just a starting point for your research.

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Tagging Douchebags…

This was a popular piece on the Intertubes last year. I don’t know why it resonated with so many people, but it did. I do have a theory though. The cell phone earpiece or headset is actually a very functional … Continue reading

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