Mobile data throughput – agency or application?

I’m no fan of “big government”, but I do like the idea of a government agency monitoring, reporting and holding accountable any company that sell products or services based on measurements – or an application that can do the same thing. In California there’s an agency called the “Office of Weights and Measures”. They make sure that 1 gallon of gas at the pump is actually 1 gallon – and that is actually costs what the posted price says it does; They also make sure that a grocery …

Facebook privacy… IT’S THERE AND IT’S GOOD!

I can’t take it anymore… I keep hearing people talking about how Facebook is "sharing all your information" or why they closed their account because it’s not private or how unsafe it is… Facebook’s privacy settings are GOOD! There’s LOTS of options that have been there for a LONG TIME. But, typical of a lot of web users, they don’t READ. Yes, READING is an important part of using the web. Especially if someone is going to complain or cry "foul!" My Facebook profile is pretty open. I …

Hahhaa.. I’m such a geek – I LOVE this picture…

A good friend of mine emailed this picture to me… The original subject of the email (which he forwarded) read "Cake text printer doesn’t speak Italian, pens errors instead" because it was forwarded with another picture. (Look at the larger version of the photo of the Raisin Ingredients.) As is typical with most people using computers, I did not read the message before I began studying what was "funny" about the picture (and I actually was waiting for a loud scream or some scary zombie to jump up …