Author Archives: David K.

The Continuing Saga of Gigabit Internet Service

So I already wrote about trying to get my old router to support my new internet speed, with no success. What I didn’t write about was that, in my frustration, I had placed an order for another, different new router … Continue reading

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Christmas Day, 2019

Here’s how my Christmas Day went, after a lovely morning of opening presents with the family. I just upgraded to Comcast — I mean, Xfiniti — gigabit internet service, and got rid of all TV service. (I’m going to try … Continue reading

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Far Cry 4 Humor

I’ve been playing through Far Cry 4 again, just because it’s one of my favorite games ever, and I need a break from RDR2 and Witcher 3. I had to stop and note how funny it can be. In one … Continue reading

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Carl Miller on Twitter: “Here’s a fake news merchant telling me how it actually works. It’s so important to de-mystify this kind of thing. Instead of seeing them as all-powerful threats to democracy, a lot of people doing it are actually just using spammy

This is a clip from a report by the BBC that creating, boosting, and then selling fake content has become a real job in other countries. This particular report has an interview with a man from Kosovo, and (thanks to … Continue reading

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Can end-to-end encrypted systems detect child sexual abuse imagery?

A few weeks ago, U.S. Attorney General William Barr joined his counterparts from the U.K. and Australia to publish an open letter addressed to Facebook. The Barr letter represents the latest salvo … Source: Can end-to-end encrypted systems detect child … Continue reading

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House passes compromise defense bill, creating a Space Force

“I will sign this historic defense legislation immediately!” President Donald Trump tweeted. Source: House passes compromise defense bill, creating a Space Force “Historic.” “Compromise.” “Space Force.” $738 BILLION. I wish more people on the Right would ask, “BuT hOw WiLl … Continue reading

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Daring Fireball: The Other Shoe Drops: Away Fires CEO Steph Korey After Months-Long Search for Her Replacement

But one of the strangest things was that while it was ostensibly a story about the company, the actual story felt almost entirely like a hit on Korey, personally. No other executive’s Slack messages were quoted as evidence of the … Continue reading

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The Keystone Pipeline oil leak is almost 10 times worse than initially thought – CNN

The amount of land impacted by an oil spill in North Dakota is almost 10 times larger than initially reported, officials say. The disclosure comes about a month after the Keystone 1 Pipeline leaked about 383,040 gallons of oil. Source: … Continue reading

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Behringer WING – A complete overview – YouTube

Looks like Berhinger has done it again. This board looks like it would be even more of a pleasure to run than the Allen & Heath D-Live, has at least as much capability and capacity, and it’s still less than … Continue reading

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ADL International Leadership Award Presented to Sacha Baron Cohen at Never Is Now 2019 – YouTube

It’s time to regulate Facebook, Twitter, Google, et. al. I love just about everything about this, but the money quote, for me, is this, at 15:40… “… when discussing the difficulty of removing content, Zuckerberg asked “where do you draw … Continue reading

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