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What Linkedin does when there is no image on your blog post

We all know the general rule of thumb that all blog posts should have an image. It helps to promote the post in various channels. Lately I’m approaching my blogs as a thought space where I post more frequently to get my ideas published. With more posts, these ideas get developed further. The only thing […]

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Blogging more helps me appreciate things in life

I was just thinking I would blog more if I had an app like Tweetdeck, but for WordPress where I can open a simple text edit window. Drag over one image, and boom. Blog post. And then I realized, Oh! There are MacOS WordPress apps! Instead of posting to Twitter, just do quick blog posts […]

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Benefits of having a dinosaur phone

Do you have a dinosaur phone? There might be some benefits to having such an old phone. Battery life. Size. Companies ignoring your old model. All these apply to my iPhone 5s. The battery life is great. I love the smaller size. Apple, apparently doesn’t think this phone exists any more. You know the whole […]

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32-bit apps that won’t work on Mac OS 10.14

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Pearl Crescent Page Saver alternative

The problem in Firefox Since Firefox is labeling a slew of extensions as “legacy”, they are no longer allowing users to enable these “legacy” extensions. Here is a list of my legacy extensions in Firefox: Firefox disabled 11 of my 18 extensions One of my favorites was “Pearl Crescent Page Saver” This extension allows you […]

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Malware hiding in your Chrome extensions

Google regularly checks if any of your installed Chrome extensions contain malware. Today, Chrome disabled the

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TV ads customized for you, thanks to the ATSC 3.0 chip in your TV

The Chicago Tribune reports: The same weirdly specific ads you see online that are tailored to your behavior could soon appear on your local television network, thanks to looming policy changes by federal regulators. I’m all for programmatic ads on TV if they allow me to block certain ads. First thing I would block are […]

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What’s popular in your Twitter network might be not interesting to you

Twitter is now curating a list of articles that are popular among the people you follow. A bit like what Nuzzle has been offering for years. Twitter calls this section “Popular articles”. Sounds like it would be great, right? “Popular articles” will unveil what your Twitter network considers to be good. However, you might not […]

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Molly and Owen of General Electric move to ABB

General Electric makes a lot of stuff. Refrigerators, light bulbs, windpower turbines, trains, aircraft engines, weapons, and much much more. So much stuff that GE runs TV ads to explain who GE is. Cute ads featuring

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Stages of football through my life

[Warning to American football lovers, you may not like this blog post. Also, this post is about American football, not the football known in America as soccer] Growing up as a baseball fan, football was never really part of my life, until 2004 when I joined a fantasy football league. Through the years I grew […]