Monthly Archives: December 2016

I read somewhere that Echo is now in 1 in 20 homes across the USA. Imagine the data collection that is now possible…

The walls have ears: Warrant granted for Amazon Echo recordings A murder in Arkansas may change the way people behave around smart devices. A warrant has been issued for an Amazon Echo, revealing that Amazon may retain recordings on a … Continue reading

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Swarm risk assessment?

Bitcoin’s price is surging again, but there’s another measure that really shows its value Bitcoin’s market capitalization is at an all-time high.

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This guy is my new inspiration… doing something he loves. He is his authentic self. The world needs more giant sword makers.

INSIDER art This guy turned his obsession with massive swords into a business.

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Wow…. Remember the days???

Originally posted December 7th, 2009. “Farmville, the most popular game on Facebook, has more users than Twitter, with 69 million playing over a month and 26 million playing each day. WTF are you doing people? GET A LIFE!”

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TIL just six companies own about 90-percent of the media business in the US: News Corp, Disney, Viacom, CBS, Time Warner, and Comcast. If AT&T buys Time Warner two of the companies on that list will represent huge conglomerates that own both the transport layer and the content that travels over it.

This insane example from the FCC shows why AT&T and Verizon’s zero rating schemes are a racket This week AT&T announced that it would give special treatment to DirecTV’s new streaming service by excluding it from AT&T customers’ wireless data … Continue reading

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Carrying a big leaf

One Sunday morning, a wealthy man sat in his balcony enjoying sunshine and his coffee when a little ant caught his eye which was going from one side to the other side of the balcony carrying a big leaf several … Continue reading

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…. 7 years ago!

Joey just re-launched news.com.au today! The new website infrastructure and content management system is now delivering well over 9 million page views a day. Feels sooooooo good! Soooooo good!

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