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Apple - EPIC Lawsuit So, Apple is now forced to allow vendors to use other payment processors. I wonder if they'll figure out that it...

The Time Has Come To Penalize The Willing Unvaccinated

I just read an article that explained how more than 90% of the patients in hospitals with Covid are unvaccinated. And those few that are...

Busting No-Code & Low-Code Myths

I am a HUGE fan of low-code and no-code tools. I always have been. Even though I learned "low-level" langauges, my career as a developer...

Getting Angry At For-profit Companies Is Dumb

A group of like-minded people that band together in the pursuit of a common goal is, generally speaking, considered a normal thing. No one bats...

HIGHER prices in an era of LOWER demand?

As consumers slowly crawl out of lock-down there is going to be a spike in demand for all kinds of things. Cars, restaurants, movies etc....

Corona Virus: What Does a 3% Mortality Rate Really Mean?

By all accounts, the "Corona" Virus is a very contagious pathogen with an estimated death rate of "only" 3%. But, what does that really translate...

Ridiculous Trend: Web Sites That Bar Users From Using Private Mode

Recently I have noticed that more and more publications are blocking users who use private mode in their browsers. Instead, users are being requested to...

The Government Does Not Want You To Use Facebook Chat

Actually it does. But that's precisely why you shouldn't. Facebook unveiled plans about a year ago to add end-to-end encryption on all its chat products...

Trading Homework For Trade-date Friday August 30th 2019

Going into the end of the month / start of a new month / holiday weekend - the historical bias is to buy stuff. So...

New Toy: Neo Smart Pen

A few months ago I had my first encounter with the Neo Smart Pen at a B8ta popup shop in a nearby mall in Chicago....