Driven – A John DeLorean Story

Finally… a hollywood movie about John DeLorean. It only took 30+ years. Sadly, most of what people know about John DeLorean is the drivel and fake news of the early 1980s that was intended to sell newspapers. Not much has changed over the years. And, while a movie about DeLorean’s incredible talent as an engineer and boss won’t ever be made, “Driven” is a movie about what people want to see… the scandal made up by the corrupt government, and the sex appeal of the “news.” That said, …

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 …

Music piracy and government computers…

I’m not a big music person.  Well… I mean, I don’t buy a lot of CDs.  I’ve got tons of music from CDs I bought years ago, plus plenty of other music, but I think I can understand what people who like music are facing with regard to music piracy issues and CDs. This article about Sony’s most recent attempt to slow CD copying was interesting.  I had no idea that Sony – or any companies – were embedding software on music CDs to keep them from being …