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Review: Google Chrome has become surveillance software. It’s time to switch.

If it’s free it probably isn’t. I mostly switched to Firefox half a year ago, faster and nicer with very few issues, occasionally need to switch to Chrome for Google Drive convenience. Although I do use Chrome as a second browser (multiple logins for some sites) but am shopping around for a replacement. A tech…
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June 27, 2019 0

This is modern art, truly.

So smoothly human depravity morphs into a critical and satirical masterpiece of modern art – View the short and brilliant video at https://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/8xzkgp/drunk-english-people-renaissance-photo Some background, AFTER you’ve watched the video above:* The story behind this incredible New Year’s Eve ‘Manchester masterpiece’ photo * Reveller in epic ‘Manchester masterpiece’ photo doesn’t remember a thing* How I…
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June 16, 2019 0

Good, short review of 737 Max issues implications

https://qz.com/1577986/the-boeing-737-max-crisis-goes-way-beyond-software/


March 23, 2019 0

Byggingasamtökin Miðgarður

Byggingasamtökin Miðgarður eru EKKI búin að opna vefinn sinn en við þurfum að koma honum í leitarvélar sem þessi færsla mun hjálpa til með. Hvet þig til að kíkja ekki á http://midgardur.billaus.is/ að svo stöddu heldur bíða með það í nokkra daga :) Á meðan þú bíður geturðu kíkt á Facebook hópinn okkar á https://www.facebook.com/groups/midgardur/?ref=bookmarks


March 20, 2019 0

My Wife and I Didn’t Tell Our Children About Her Cancer – The Atlantic

Interesting post about a serious matter. Not what I would have done before reading this article but now I don’t know. Hopefully I won’t find out. Big respect to the people involved in this. https://www.theatlantic.com/family/archive/2019/02/my-wife-and-i-didnt-tell-our-children-about-her-cancer/582709/


February 27, 2019 0

‘If a camera is built into a device, it will always remain unused, always remain secure, and will never be used to capture footage’

Airplane Seat Cameras Could Be Your New Spy in the Sky If you’ve flown recently with Singapore Airlines you might find this interesting. And even if you haven’t. One wonders how much worth is data on how we spend our flights?


February 22, 2019 0

No labels

Same for life as music, f*** genres and labels. I’m both right and left and I stand with the people and our democracy but against oppression, inequality, dictators and exploitation. I don’t care what label anyone puts one me and have very little interest in finding a label that fits me because I’m not a…
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February 20, 2019 0

It’s all about control

Today I deactivated my Facebook account. Almost no one will know because I have no way of telling people without reactivating my account. Basically, Facebook has taken over way too much of my life, it’s been my information portal, my contact center, my way of giving and receiving info. It’s strange not to be there,…
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April 26, 2017 0

Skiptir máli hvaðan gott kemur?

Innan Pírata og víðar er oft sagt að það skipti ekki máli hvaðan hugmyndir koma, þær eigi alltaf að skoða á eigin forsendum. Og það er alveg rétt, það væri bæði sorglegt og slæmt að henda út góðum hugmyndum bara af því að þær komi frá einhverjum sem þú fílar ekki. En það er líka…
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January 13, 2016 0