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The Great Facebook Copyright Hoax

Look kids, I like helping you out.  I do.  I like giving you reviews on stuff.  I like telling you about cool and nerdy things.  I even like helping to make sure that your digital life is secure and safe. …

96. Common Damn Sense: Does the Facebook Spam Wave Reflect Deeper Issues with User Habits?

[Article first published as Does the Facebook Spam Wave Reflect Deeper Issues with User Habits? on Blogcritics.] It’s been a while since I jumped into a good old-fashioned rant.  As there is, as the kids say these days, no time like the…

57. common damn sense – threats are taken seriously, even through xbox live

about how i felt reading about this i think i’ve done enough of these “common damn sense” segments for you all to know that what’s coming will involve technology being used by the catastrophically inept.  this one comes to us thanks to…

26. public information is, uh… public?

i don’t know whether or not to tag this post as part of my common damn sense series.  but what i do know from this story is that torrents can cause floods. by now you might have read a story…

18. common damn sense – oh mcafee, you poor bastards

mcafee. holy damn. can i ask, was pcp involved? was that it? was your damn dev team high on the dust? this outburst was real – actually said out loud while reading the morning news in my office concerning mcafee…

08. common damn sense: social networks

there are a lot of things social networks, specifically facebook, can be reasonably used for – reconnecting with people you haven’t talked to in a while, planning events, sharing pictures, keeping in touch with family, taking meaningless quizzes, and as…

05. common damn sense: leggo my lego

there are a lot of times i see news stories that really makes me question humanity’s future, mainly because of the leadership of the present.  i fully understand that the world isn’t a very friendly place, but there are certain…