Category Archives: computers

A General Rant at Linux Developers

It’s hard to single out anyone, or even a team that works together. The problem I see is a broad attitude that is fairly consistent across the whole community. Stop advocating Linux if you refuse to deliver what users want … Continue reading

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A Few Minor Technology Notes

I’m willing to test something in every way possible so you don’t have to. However, I’ll never tell you that my results are definitive for anyone but me. Feel free to discover a contradicting result on your own. But if … Continue reading

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Windows Dead Mail

Sometime early this year, Microsoft phased out support for Windows Live Mail, their free email client. In a silent update, all mail accounts were switched from POP3 to IMAP. Your collected old mails didn’t go anywhere, and you could still … Continue reading

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Sixty One

Since it’s my birthday, I’ll take the luxury of ranting a bit. I have said that the closest I come to activism is in regards to the Internet. While it’s wholly unlikely I would try to leverage persuasion via typical … Continue reading

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Virtual Guardians

Must we dig into the self-evident fact that corporations and marketers are greedy and generally willing to do anything to take your money? While particular individuals might own up to certain ethical barriers, you don’t get an MBA without absorbing … Continue reading

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Google World

Consumer software is a moving target and any advice I might offer is obsolete three days later. On the tail of my advice to switch from Chrome-based browsers to Mozilla-based, I now read some of the less public chatter and … Continue reading

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Mozilla Only

This is sort of a last straw for me. I’ve been watching this build up over the past few years and decided it was time to just ditch anything based on Google’s Chrome browser engine, called Blink (WebKit on Mac). … Continue reading

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