Oh, if only “you do you” meant masturbation instead of “talk to the hand, your facts mean nothing to me.”
The Tech Curmudgeon
The Tech Curmudgeon blogs on technology at the website scholarsandrogues.com.
The FTC figuratively owns Facebook (for now) – The Tech Curmudgeon
A 2011 consent decree with the FTC might be an existential threat to Facebook, which doesn’t give a damn about protecting personal data but cares a lot about money.
FY, TL;DR – The Tech Curmudgeon
Don’t read a news article or blog post if you don’t want to, but don’t “TL;DR” it just because you’re too much of a lazy asshat to bother.
Macs are easy to use, so long as you don’t install non-Apple hardware on them – The Tech Curmudgeon
If you have a Mac and buy everything Apple, you’ll always be fine. But woe be unto you if you dare to buy hardware from a third party and try to install it on a Mac.
Beware the Windows 10 zombie screen – The Tech Curmudgeon
Windows 10’s update has a zombie screen where you just might get impatient enough to accidentally brick your own computer.
#Hashmytags #youselfimportantpricks – The Tech Curmudgeon
Twitter hashtags don’t make you look tech savvy, they make you look like a self-important prick who is too lazy to craft a good descriptive sentence.
New Facebook app update demands unreasonable privacy access – The Tech Curmudgeon
The Borg meet the One App in the Facebook app’s latest privacy permissions.
The Tech Curmudgeon – Google’s CEO Schmidt clueless
So Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt thinks that government regulation is required to protect privacy from a rising tide of civilian drones. The Tech Curmudgeon agrees, at least in principle, because civilian drones […]
The Tech Curmudgeon – thoroughly unimpressed by the Jeep Grand Cherokee
To paraphrase Canadian comedy group Three Dead Trolls in a Baggie, “the Jeep Grand Cherokee blows (it blows and blows) and sucks, at the same time!”
The Tech Curmudgeon – Wunderlist jumps the shark
What the hell was Wunderlist thinking when they released a bug filled, poorly tested, and badly designed software “update” to their to-do list app three days before Christmas?