marijuana candy scare 2014

Unless you’ve been living in a cave, I’m sure you know that starting in January 2014, the state of Colorado has allowed licensed dispensaries to legally sell marijuana (aka cannabis) and related products, including “edibles”. Edibles are usually candy or cookies (but sometimes things like butter, pretzels, etc.) that are infused or coated with hash… Continue reading marijuana candy scare 2014

how I recovered my own damn data when my LaCie Little Big Disk took a crap

Oh what a terrible tale! This is one of those lessons that was so painful and expensive to learn that I feel compelled to share it. It all has to do with an external hard drive called a LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 1 TB. Mine died, then I had frustrating tech support from LaCie,… Continue reading how I recovered my own damn data when my LaCie Little Big Disk took a crap

is the US government tapping our Googles?

In the first case, could I ever trust Google (and again if I know they’re willing to lie about something so big? In the second case, could I ever trust Google again if I know they’re so incompetent that the NSA snuck in some system to gather data from their network without their knowledge?

is my bank’s privacy policy stupid, or am I being too pedantic?

I got an email this week from one of my banks. It is the annual reminder of their privacy policy, and is meant to make me feel good that the bank is taking my privacy and security seriously. But it does just the opposite. I realize, though, that given my personal nature, my background in… Continue reading is my bank’s privacy policy stupid, or am I being too pedantic?

I think Dotster.com has jumped the shark

Open letter from Todd Bradley to Dotster.com, submitted by their customer support ticket ┬átracking system (since I couldn’t find any other way to send them feedback): —- Hi, while I was at work today, I got an email from my wife. We share a website for our home business, and the domain name is registered… Continue reading I think Dotster.com has jumped the shark

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