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Category: Internet

Who do you trust?

Apparently we have a president-elect who likes or even prefers communicating via Twitter to whatever audience frequents and gets its sometimes-fake news from social media. For better or worse (I think worse), they all […]

Pardon my dust

Yes, there are some decorating changes afoot at Pied Type. Some things are a bit out of whack right now, but I’m working on them. It’s been a long time […]

Time flies when you’re having fun

I was greeted this morning with this announcement. Quite a surprise. Just the other day I told someone I’d been on WordPress about 7 years. (And on other platforms for 4 […]

Regarding comments: Please read

Just a note about the Pied Type comments policy. First-time commenters are asked to provide a valid URL or email address. The information will not be shared with anyone. If you’re having trouble commenting, […]

Explore Colorado with Google Trekker cams

Google’s Street View Trekker camera was introduced three years ago, but I didn’t discover it until today in a story about Trekker sites in Colorado. Trekker cams, it seems, let you tour […]

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WordPress gremlins at work again

I’d like to apologize to my readers who have commented in the last week or two and never got a reply from me. Replies from blog owners are not mandatory […]

Censorship on Facebook

Here’s another cartoon about all the university students complaining about the terrible injustices (“micro aggressions,” “hurtful speech,” etc.) they’ve endured on campus. Thought I’d get it in while I’m still […]

Pied Type too

Just a note to let those interested know I’ve started a second blog, Cancer: Curves Ahead, to use for follow-ups to my post “A is for anxiety, C is for […]

Walking back the news, or not

The issue came up this morning on CNN’s “Reliable Sources.” The story in question was the one about allegedly drunk Secret Service agents crashing into or through a White House […]

WordPress no longer paving cow paths

A desire path (also known as a desire line, social trail, goat track, pig trail or bootleg trail) can be a path created as a consequence of foot or bicycle […]

#TheDress, this dress, fried the Internet

Okay, okay, I know you’ve seen this a thousand times already. But seriously, if even the New York Times, Washington Post, and Time Magazine have seen fit to run the story, […]

North Korea not behind the Sony attacks?

Oh, this could be embarrassing. It seems Norse Security, discussed in a previous post, has found evidence that the extensive cyber attacks on Sony Pictures Entertainment were instigated by one […]