@pokey Pokey for all it's worth, just fyi, I made a note (anonymously) on open street maps so that a correction can be made.
Heard on news on radio earlier this week: 'The cause of the fire has been determined to be undetermined' #cantmakethisup
DRM is bad news for all consumers. https://www.fsf.org/blogs/community/defective-by-design-a-resistance-to-restrictions
I used to be a "Googly" person. I had Gmail when most people asked "Is that like email or something", and I was heavy into Google Plus when it was peaking.
Two things turned me off, aside from the now obvious reasons. When they started providing those creepy auto-response buttons on your emails; felt like they were reading right along with me.
Second, with location turned off on my Android phone, I get asked to rate my trip to "business x" when I wasn't even there, but was nearby.
We all have some of these tiny instruction sheets that came with some device, like a digital photo frame or a poor man's watch. 3 yrs from now when I change the battery, I won't remember which of the 2 buttons to hold down for 5 sec and press the other 3 times to change the settings.
I scan all those little sheets to PDF and keep them in a Manuals folder in my Documents. Zoomed, easier to read, and most important, I know where they are.
Urgh!! Just been asked to be a contributing writer for a tech site and when I asked about payment, there isn't any.
Freelancers: Please be upfront and ask for payment. Sure it might be scary to ask, but do it! Don't work for exposure, we can't pay bills with exposure :(
And the best teachers are those with the confidence to *not* be the subject authority... they're the ones with the chutzpah to learn alongside their learners, and show them that learning in a digital age is its own set of skills...
What got me started collecting minerals:
Linux, Norse Things, Minerals ...did someone say coffee?
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