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Sunsetting

I took this photo last night, standing in my driveway facing, duh, west. I wanted a new cover photo for my Facebook page. I also wanted to convey the message I’m sunsetting my involvement with Facebook.

Right. Even as I announce I’m trying to kick Facebook I post new photos. But hey, it’s a [...]

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Monday Bag o’ Social Media

I’m beginning to recognize in my relationship with Facebook what I recognized in my relationship with alcohol before I quit drinking. [...]

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Saturday Bag o’ Public Shaming

People have always gone in for public shaming, but social media makes it happen a lot quicker. Crack wise at breakfast, and by lunch you’re in the town square, squirming in the stocks. [...]

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Monday Bag o’ Nuts & Bolts

If you checked in on Twitter any time during the past week, you probably saw multiple references to the Grantland story. Grantland, an online magazine associated with ESPN, ran an article about “Dr. V,” the mysterious woman behind Yar Golf.

The journalist, Caleb Hannan, set out to write about a radical new putter taking the [...]

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Monday Bag o’ Tricks

More and more, while surfing sites like Gawker — and even Facebook, where we’re supposedly interacting with friends — we’re tricked into clicking on reality videos with titillating titles. Oh, the videos are real enough, but the trick is we have to watch 15-second advertisements first. As much as I want to watch your dashcam [...]

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Clickbait

Good lord, the scammers aren’t even trying any more. And why should they? They could post photos of used Kleenex or sidewalk cracks, ask us to “share” or “like” them to prevent cancer, and most of us would do it. [...]

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You Can’t Read That!

You Can’t Read That! is a periodic post featuring banned book reviews and news roundups.

YCRT! News

Wisconsin man banned from libraries. All libraries, that is. On the earth. “Carter was out in the open, not trying to conceal his act.” I wish I could report that his act involved a banned [...]

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Tuesday Bag o’ Surveillance

That’s a speed enforcement camera. The reason you can’t see it is because someone put a bag over it. This rebellion against the police state happened in England; click on the photo to learn more.

Here in Tucson we have speed enforcement and red light cameras: they’re not yet everywhere but we’re getting there. Just [...]

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