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    Microsoft Word’s Inclusive Word Checker

    I’ve heard of this stupid feature before, but had largely forgotten about it because I had read that it was optional.  Then The Right Scoop made a post about it. It is dumb, but fortunately, it’s exclusive only to Microsoft…

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    So GETTR is no better than Parler

    I am sure you’ve heard of Twitter clone GETTR.  I was suspicious from the start, given that they have an app in the App Store – if there’s an app in Apple’s censorious App Store, then they’re probably compromised.  And,…

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    Twitter Has A New CEO, LOL

    I am laughing because only someone truly naive would think that a new CEO at Twitter would make anything better.  It clearly hasn’t.  The new CEO is some totalitarian monster from India who has absolutely no respect or regard for…

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    In Defense of Substack

    I’ve been seeing more and more leftist journalists (is there any other kind of journalist? They’re all leftists) whining and crying about how awful Substack is. If you don’t know what Substack is, it’s a platform that allows people to…

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    It’s Time to Give Up on Apps

    It really is. Part of the problem is that these days, so many people use mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. I know I do – I love my phones and my tablets. I use them every day, sometimes all…

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    Spreading Their Tentacles to Browsers

    So Mozilla posted this: We need more than deplatforming – The Mozilla Blog There is no question that social media played a role in the siege and take-over of the US Capitol on January 6. Since then there has been…

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    “Build Your Own Platforms” Is Bullshit

    At first, I thought this was sound advice. But as we’ve seen with Gab and now Parler, not to mention what happened to Laura Loomer and the leader of the Proud Boys (both having their Chase bank accounts being shut…

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    Another Franchise Destroyed

    So the biggest buzz in the gaming world is the release of The Last of Us Part 2 and how horrible it is. Before I continue, I just want to note that I have not played The Last of Us…

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    Guide to Mastodon-Pleroma-Gab Social Clients

    So, as promised, I’ve put together a guide to various Mastodon clients available on iOS and Android. Sadly, the developers of at least a couple immediately blocked Gab once it went live, so you won’t be able to use those.…