Sometimes, they are not senile. US Navy admits aircrew drew penis in the sky In case there was any doubt, the US Navy has confirmed that there is "zero training value" in drawing penises in the sky. Navy officials were faced with an unusual controversy after residents of Okanogan County, Washington noticed a sky drawing... Continue Reading →
First week with the toddler back with her mother. Take a toddler out of a house, things become a lot quieter.
Don't you hate it when life becomes a game of Whack-a-Mole?
Not so long ago, the classified files from the JFK assassination were supposed to become declassified. However, that did not completely happen. What I am wondering if, after 50 years, something needs to remain classified, what in the world is someone hiding. 🤔 Trump plans to release classified JFK documents President Donald Trump said Saturday... Continue Reading →
To say information technology is an ever-changing and evolving field would be a gross understatement. What might be true today might not be in a year or even a couple months. It is a real challenge to keep on top of everything. 6 hard truths IT must learn to accept It can be hard to... Continue Reading →
Claim: A rumor on social media claims that a judge in Montana allowed a Muslim man to marry a nine-year-old girl. Fact: The photograph used in the claim was for a public awareness campaign highlighting the issue of child marriage. The people in the photograph were actors. The judge in the picture was Los Angeles County Superior... Continue Reading →
Live every day as if it were your last, and then someday you’ll be right.
Democrat outspends favorite in Utah special election Democrat Kathie Allen slightly outraised and outspent her Republican opponent in Utah’s special election for the congressional seat vacated by Jason Chaffetz. Allen raised and spent more than $800,000 for Utah’s 3rd Congressional District seat, a reliably conservative district that last chose a Democrat in 1994. Her opponent,... Continue Reading →
One of the questions that I have that our political or business leaders are either unwilling or incapable of answering is what will happen to our economy (and our world in a broader sense) when technology reaches the point that human labor is mostly unnecessary. I do not think that even economists have any idea... Continue Reading →
This is a quote from our Dear Leader (emphasis mine)... You know the saddest thing, because I’m the president of the United States, I am not supposed to be involved with the Justice Department. I am not supposed to be involved with the FBI. I’m not supposed to be doing the kinds of things that... Continue Reading →
One of the errands I ran today was to go to a couple of businesses and give them a thank you card from the Cub Scout Pack. I get the distinct impression that when you go to customer service and ask them to give something to the manager, it is usually not a good thing.
Anti-fa, which is short for anti-fascist, is a loose group of anarchists whose mission is to oppose fascists such as neo-nazis and white supremacists. Recently, there have been multiple false rumors being circulated on the Internet. 'ANTIFA SUPERSOLDIERS' ARE COMING TO KILL WHITE PEOPLE WITHIN DAYS: RIGHT WING CONSPIRACY Well, it’s come to this: The... Continue Reading →
Congress urges tech giants to fortify against foreign meddling before next election How did the most powerful tech companies in America let Russia and other malicious actors co-opt their platforms to sow discord and undermine U.S. democracy in the run up to the 2016 presidential election?
NaNoWriMo Advice Okay, so I know that right now quite a lot of folks are trying to write a grand total of fifty thousand words. Some are stuck, while some feel they’re going nowhere. If you’re attempting to write a novel during the month of November, here’s some writing advice:
Amazon is introducing a new service where you can give them access to your house. I do not know what kind of safeguards they would put in place however, pigs will sprout wings before I do that. It seems that I am not the only person who feels that way. On the other hand, I think... Continue Reading →
While I disagree with vegetarians and vegans on the point that humans are not supposed to be eating meat, I will admit that we (Americans in general) do eat way too much. That means that we need to work on eating more rabbit food and not be so carnivorous (really, we are omnivores). Here are some... Continue Reading →
Claim: Congressional Republicans claim tax reform legislation would be equivalent to a $4000 raise for the average American family. Fact: Experts are skeptical of the claim. The estimates are based on incomplete legislation and include assumptions such as tax cust will be used to increase wages. It is believed that any such increase would have... Continue Reading →
Claim: Two Congressional members of the Democratic party arrested for treason for having ties to ISIS. Fact: The names of the Congressional members are fictitious and there have been no arrests of any members of Congress. The report comes from a website known for publishing fake news. No ISIS Arrests in Congress Q: Were two... Continue Reading →
A course in freelancing? Yes, and not only that, it's a master's degree In a nod to today’s shaky business environment at many media outlets, a new graduate program aims to teach its students how to survive as a journalist in a gig economy. The University of Colorado Boulder is creating a master of arts... Continue Reading →
<rant> Here is a secret that I do not tell many people. I hate animated gifs. Why is that? You ask. Well, I do most of my browsing on my desktop through remote desktop. Traditionally, videos and similar freezes my screen. There have been cases where I had to wait 10 minutes for it to... Continue Reading →
One of the biggest problems facing users of social media is the presence of hate speech and misinformation masquerading as free speech. To combat these problems, the social media companies have rules. Unfortunately, the way that they apply these rules has produced confusing and often seemingly arbitrary results. IMHO, these social media companies should not concern... Continue Reading →
Claim: President Donald Trump claims that the border wall will stop drugs from entering the country and will end human trafficking. Fact: Experts are skeptical about the effect that this wall will have. Traffickers have many means at their disposal and have been innovative in circumventing current measures. Additionally, some drugs come into the country via... Continue Reading →
Claim: President Donald Trump claims that he has done more in his eight months as president than former President Barack Obama had in his years as president. Fact: When Trump took office, the hold that ISIS-held on its territory was already crumbling. While Trump had continued the campaign against ISIS, the strategy is one mostly... Continue Reading →