Oh, if only “you do you” meant masturbation instead of “talk to the hand, your facts mean nothing to me.”
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?