Tag Archives: Microsoft

Snakes in the Grass — Followup

If you took the time to read that long MintPress report linked in yesterday’s post, you may still be struggling to absorb the whole thing. I wouldn’t blame you. Had I not already brushed up against some of this, I’m … Continue reading

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Microsoft Is Not Your Friend

Just a reminder that Microsoft is no better than the others, and has been at it longer than most of Big Tech. The story is that MS is back to their old tricks of buying out smaller outfits and either … Continue reading

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Evil in the System

It won’t do to call Microsoft “evil” when the real problem is the system itself. Perhaps you are aware of a website called “Github.” It’s a collection of software repositories, mostly Open Source, that is offered as a free service … Continue reading

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Don’t Be a Cyber Casualty

Just to clarify past grumbling here, I’m not likely to engage in political violence. I still believe a civil war has already started here in the US, but I have no interest in supporting either side directly. The only way … Continue reading

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Cranking with Windows

I was playing with Win8 on an older system. At one point I logged into my Outlook account. Suddenly the system itself changed my login and instituted a password without telling me what it was; it was an identity I … Continue reading

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You Can Skip This Post

If your time and attention is limited, this is one you can ignore. It’s just a few personal items that I feel the need to share with those who can take a moment, who feel a need to know. I’m … Continue reading

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Not Grumpy, Just Realistic

If you think Microsoft is treating their users bad by firing their entire quality assurance team and foisting alpha and beta ware on everyone, or their Orwellian snooping built into the OS, and the forced advertising, you should see how … Continue reading

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