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More on Groupon

OK, Groupon has me flummoxed.I didn’t understand how they could walk away from a $6B payday from Google, a bumbled deal that led to the ouster of their CEO.You might think that, with fresh leadership and a renewed direction, they’ might have a clue about revitalizing their once mighty revenue stream.Here, instead, is what they […]

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More on WiFi passwords

Last week, I wrote a piece for The Mobility Hub about the challenges of managing WiFi passwords on various mobile devices. In brief, because of arcane guest WiFi policies, users must learn how to change the WiFi password on their devices. Setting aside the problem of entering passwords in the first place, most devices don’t […]

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More on passwords

When I went to BJ’s  to create an online account, I dutifully created a password with at least eight characters, including at least one letter and one number. As standard practice, I also include a punctuation mark, making password cracking that much more difficult. 99.wharlG BJ’s took exception to my choice. but did so only […]

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More on copyright, Canadian edition

Using small amounts of text as a part of a commentary is a long-standing exception to U.S. copyright law. The particulars of each instance are always subject to court review. The copyright holder doesn’t surrender rights by allowing these excerpts.A few years ago, the Associated Press created a real problem for itself when it contracted with […]

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More on cycling

We recently discussed the effect of bicycle helmet laws on cycling safety. Now we learn that cycling itself is a hazard to the environment. According to Washington state Rep. Ed Orcutt (R-Kalama), cyclists are exhaling so much carbon dioxide that they are contributing to global warming. The representative sees a tax on cyclists as a reasonable […]

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More on sacred texts

Sandra’s father’s family hails from a red-clayed corner of the Great White North. To the folks of  Prince Edward Island, Anne of Green Gables is a sacred text. To many Japanese girls, the Anne stories are an inspiration beyond words. These stories tell of an orphan girl who is a adopted by an aging brother […]

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More on science

Three quick notes on the ways that science making our lives, um, interesting. We’ve often heard that printer ink is more expensive than human blood. Well, here’s a twist: UK scientists have used 3D printers to print human stem cells. It’s within the realm of imagination that we could eventually use human blood in printers […]

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More on job searches

A while ago, I signed up with the job search site, Glassdoor. Since then, they’ve been sending me a list of  suggested jobs in the Worcester area. The jobs, however,  always a great match. One of a occasional series. A bunch of years ago, I worked for a software company. It was hard work for […]

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