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Vitriol: Evernote Will Mine Your Private Secure Data

Everything about Evernote as dodgy, evasive and scummy. I’m out.

Progress in Ebook Software – Finally

Lets face it, ebook reader software is crap. I use both Amazon Kindle and Apple iBooks and we haven’t seen any change to the software in years. The usability and quality of the software is rubbish. Its complex to load new books, they look awful. Kindle fonts are a joke. So this is something. At least. […]

Twitter Thoughts – 20160104

Irregular and incomplete collection of various snark that I published on social media (mainly twitter) in the last few months.   If you think education is expensive, try ignorance” -Silvia Hagen, Do’s and Don’t of Transition Comfortable is more satisfying than responsible. Got myself a pair of noise cancelling headphones for my wife’s birthday. What […]

Thats A Good Question

“Thats a good question” Don’t you hate it when someone tells you that the question you just asked, is a “good question” ? I mean, really, its time to move on from the 1980’s mantra of the making the customer feel good by telling the customer that they are good. In an era where the Internet […]

Twitter Thoughts 20141002

Twitter Thoughts is a pseudo-collection of stuff I’ve tweeted. Bitter, snarky, humorous but collected here so I still own it after Twitter goes away.   The only person who rings mobile is my account manager or as I call it “Hell on a Cell” Only deleted 122 emails so far today. Quiet day. Sometimes I […]

Not Helpful

Yet another stupid website feature.

LinkedIn Spam Reduction, Group Flooding

I’ve been getting an extraordinary amount of spam from LinkedIn in the last month (started almost immediately after Twitter cut them off, coincidence ? I think not). I took a few minutes to think about what LinkedIn provides me as a service: place for recruiters to find me. place for casual work acquaintances to follow […]

The Guild: Im the One Thats Cool – YouTube

To all the ass-hat jocks who beat me up in school Now Im the one thats cool Im the one thats cool To all the prom queen bitches thinking they still rule Now Im the one thats cool Im the one thats cool via The Guild: Im the One Thats Cool – YouTube.

Juniper RSS Feeds take User Tracking to an Extreme Level – Updated

When you subscribe to a “custom” Juniper RSS feed they actually tracking you on a personal basis. Here is the sign up page: And this gives you a “personalised” RSS feed. in fact, it’s a Facebook-privacy-invading move that tracks your every move. Everytime you hit this URL they can gather information about you. When your […]

Very creepy – Click Tracking includes userid and much more

See this link that was embedded in a tweet stream. Its been expanded to show the actual URL by my twitter client service.meltwaternews.com → online.wsj.com →oneline.wsj.com In particular, note the USERID field in the URL. “Meltwater News monitors and analyzes online news in more than 110 countries, delivering business intelligence and insight to corporations and […]