The Right to Repair movement has reached the mainstream, and is making political progress in half the States in the United State and President Joe Biden including it in a massive Executive Order. This is all great news and is a sign of a shift in culture, a positive shift. There are many positives to … Continue reading Right to repair is more than repair
Ever since Bitcoin, a Cryptocurrency, was invented by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009 we have seen massive, near cult-like, support online for the technology, and in the last few years a flood of speculative capital for Bitcoin and the thousands of other Cryptocurrencies. After looking at the claims (given by the community or Coin founders) I … Continue reading Cryptocurrencies are simply dumb, when will the modern Tulip mania end?
Two events happened in a short period of time that got me thinking about the feminist movement and the lost opportunity for social change that resulted in it. First, my girlfriend (a recent immigrant to the US) asked if there are any government programs that pay stay-at-home mothers for their real and measurable labor of … Continue reading Modern Feminism dropped the ball on mothers
On May 12, 2020, Xaviant (a game development company), released a video announcing that a video game its players loved is coming back. Usually, this kind of video will get lots of love and upvotes on YouTube but instead, it is one of the most downvoted videos on YouTube.
Apple just announced its latest version of its mobile operating system, iOS 14, you can review the changes here. There are a lot of interesting updates and features announced, my favorites are widgets and cycle navigation on Apple Maps. However, there is one aspect of the update that got the attention of many Android users: supported … Continue reading Google can help Android, only if it shares
Ad blockers have many great reasons to use them, including better security, better privacy, less or no advertisements to see, and as I wrote before on this blog, faster load times for web-pages. However there is a big downside to them, they might kill the free internet as we know it. And that is a good thing. Continue reading “Ad blockers will kill the internet as we know it”
It will not be a surprise to most internet users that adblockers not only block ads and block malware (also known as adware) that may be inside the ads, but will also greatly boost page load times and cut down on bandwidth usage. In this hardly scientific personal study of mine I will go to a few technology news sites with and without an adblocker to determine how much time, bandwidth, and requests I save.
On June 11, 2019, Tesla held their annual shareholder meeting for 2019 where CEO Elon Musk and his team outlined their progress and what they think of the future. If you missed the meeting you can watch it on YouTube, I will embed the video here: