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Think before you thank?

Research in 2019 by expert survey consultants Censuswide, commissioned and publicised by OVO Energy, revealed that more than 64m ‘unnecessary’ emails are sent every day. One result of this is the emission of nearly 23,500 tonnes of additional carbon, in … Continue reading

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Goodbye, facebook — and, good riddance

[Addendum 27Feb2021: The Juice Media’s latest video adds further context. It looks more and more like my first knee-jerk response to the news was ill-informed. That still doesn’t affect my decision to leave faecesbook; two evils don’t make a good.] … Continue reading

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WhatsApp’s privacy policy change breaks Signal

Update 20Jan2021: The SumOfUs petition I mentioned below currently has 93,661 signatures*. Whether it’s down to that or the general backlash, WhatsApp announced it will delay the rollout of the policy revision from 08Feb to 15May2021. (Big deal: all delaying … Continue reading

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The litany against FB

Hat tip to Dreamwalker’s Sanctuary for pointing me at this video: [edit 01Apr2020 Blast, that video’s no longer available :( ] Here are some words I wrote a few years ago (ok, so most of them belong to Frank Herbert, … Continue reading

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Data Driven: Colbert on Cambridge Analytica

Originally posted on Climate Denial Crock of the Week:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_MeQz8OWXQ0

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‘Social’ media doesn’t recognise death

When I go on ‘Linked In’, I’m often reminded to congratulate an old friend of mine for having been in business for x years. The problem is, this old friend passed on some time ago… Today I was reminded by … Continue reading

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A netwise guide on the death of a friend

The Grey Slayer rides the Internet, as in real life. Odd thing, death (or DEATH, if YKWIM) — it comes to us all but, mostly, we avoid discussing it. Or is that just Brits? … or, just me? I was … Continue reading

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