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My privacy and pervasive technology

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Or, why you won’t find me on Facebook I confess – I don’t understand those who want to make their personal lives, public.  Some people revel in splashing every sordid detail of their existence across Facebook pages.  And, it’s not just hormone-fueled, intellectually stunted teenagers who do it.  It seems that normal, sane adults who […]

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Google, Amazon and Facebook – Part II

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You won’t find me on Facebook! Or Twitter.  Unlike the President of the United States of America, I choose not to share my every random rant with anyone who will listen.  I save my rants up for occasions like these, and for audiences like this.  I am not certain, but from this website’s statistics, I […]

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Google, Amazon and Facebook

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Foer’s Polemic describes the threat of tech giants I am reading an interesting book by Franklin Foer right now.  It’s called, “World without Mind / the existential threat of big tech”. (Penguin Press, 2017)  The author was formerly the editor of The New Republic. Mr. Foer’s thesis is that big tech companies (like Google, Amazon, […]