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CS Graduate Falsehoods

April 11, 2021

What should be the #1 entry on this list of CS Graduate Falsehoods is missing: Agile is valid Software Engineering Otherwise that list of computer science graduate falsehoods is rather good. No list could be complete, but, other than missing Agile, that list does a good job of identifying computer

Yet Another Reason to Ditch Facebook

April 4, 2021

I will never understand why people join Facebook or why they don’t ditch Facebook. You should never post that much about yourself online. “Oh no, I have private pages” is the usual response. Well, 553 Million users just had their personal information posted on a hacker site. Yes, your information.

A Fedora 33 Virus?

February 26, 2021

Several weeks ago Google started popping up their “we’ve noticed suspicious activity” screen and making me respond to a Captcha any time I used them to search something. I try to use Google as little as possible because nobody should be allowed to collect that much information about anyone. Sometimes,

Lousy Software Policies of Microsoft Windows 10

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January 28, 2021

Been a long time since I had Windows as a primary OS on any machine I cared about. I had forgotten Microsoft’s lousy software policies. Nobody could really forget the lousy software or why <ALT><CTRL><DEL> became ingrained in the mind of generations. You can forget the really bad design when