Tech – for Everyone

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Top 10 List Time Again..

It is that time of year again (everyone posts “Top 10 of 2014” articles). And so I’ve combed them, and here’s one quickie that may actually be worth your time.

10 best privacy tools for staying secure online

A number of free and open-source projects exist solely to protect your identity and online activity. Here are just a few to make you more secure in the new year.” Read more..

[Though, I doubt their #2 (Tor) is still a good reco..]

The Funhouse World of Mirrors That Is The Internet: All of a sudden, within an hour, I’ve had 60+ robot-posted comment spams hit the blog.. and they all made it past WordPress’s spam filter – even though they exhibit classic earmarks. Oops.

Today’s quote:The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.” ~ Confucius

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Make yours great ones. Ones to be proud of.
And please, never forget – one person can make a difference.
Find a way to make someone’s day today.
(Best advice I ever heard? Don’t sweat the small stuff.)

December 29, 2014 Posted by | advice, how to, Internet, privacy, security | | Leave a comment