Tag Archives: digital decline

Microsoft Officially Becomes Malware

I’m not the type to hold grudges in computing terms. I was disgusted at how the best browser ever began sefl-destructing in order to become an advertising delivery system but I found a good enough replacement (Waterfox, official slogan: We’re … Continue reading

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The Problem with Firefox…

Firefox has become my new symbol of what’s happened to the internet and home computing. I used to love Firefox, it was easily the easiest most convenient internet browser ever. But the trend in the internet is for terrible things … Continue reading

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Digital Damascus Steel

Anyone wondering how and why technology (like Greek Fire or Damascus Steel) becomes lost need look no further than the digital world of home computers and the internet. As I keep compulsively saying, the digital experience for working laymen (that … Continue reading

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Pulling People’s Chains, Making Them Dance

The simple fact that some moronic people take things written on Twitter seriously fills me with despair. People, regardless or political orientation, who take twitter or facebook and anything written there as a basis for real world action remind me … Continue reading

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Net Ads Depress Me Yet Again….

One reason I’ve skipped the last few days is that the big translation project left the more interesting translate-the-text phase and entered the far less interesting proofreading stage (there are five or six of us on the project and we’re … Continue reading

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