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Hardware & Technology / Re: Remove Google From Your Life
« on: June 25, 2019, 12:19:00 PM »
Yes, TY
These Firefox extensions can help prevent connections to Google domains and also improve your privacy/security online.

    uBlock Origin

    Privacy Badger

    Decentraleyes

    HTTPS Everywhere

    Cookie AutoDelete

    DDG Privacy Essentials

    I don't care about cookies

    minerBlock

    Terms of Service; Didn't Read

    An expanded list from u/R0B0LUT10N:

        ClearURLS

        Cloud Firewall

        CSS Exfil Protection

        Disconnect

        Don't touch my tabs! (rel=noopener)

        Firefox Multi-Account Containers

        Google search link fix (also Yandex)

        HTTPZ

        Link Cleaner

        Neat URL

        Privacy-Oriented Origin Policy

        Skip Redirect

        Temporary Containers

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Marketing / Re: TikTok
« on: June 22, 2019, 11:17:13 AM »
I'm over 25

TY LM

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Economics & Investing / Watch > Other Bets
« on: June 21, 2019, 01:59:34 PM »
Other Bets includes businesses such as Access, Calico, CapitalG, GV, Nest, Verily, Waymo, and X. Revenues from the Other Bets are derived primarily through the sales of Internet and TV services through Google Fiber, sales of Nest products and services, and licensing and R&D services through Verily.

During 2016, Alphabet generated a total of $90.3 billion of revenues. Of these, Alphabet generated:

    $89.5 billion, 99.1% of the total, from the Google segment; and
    $0.8 billion, 0.9% of the total, from ‘Other Bets’.

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A new report from LendingTree analyzed thousands of MyLendingTree users' anonymized credit reports in 165 metropolitan cities across California reveals the most debt-ridden places in the state.

ADDED:
I know a man NoCal that I used to work with in real estate who has $150K in CC debt.

So SICK & WRONG

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DHS to Move Biometric Data on Hundreds of Millions of People to Amazon Cloud

IDENT essentially serves as an enterprisewide clearinghouse for troves of biometric and biographic data collected by the Transportation Security Administration, Customs and Border Protection, Secret Service and other Homeland Security components. The system links fingerprint, iris and face data to biographic information, allowing officials to quickly identify suspected terrorists, immigration violators, criminals and anyone else included in their databases.

https://www.nextgov.com/it-modernization/2019/06/dhs-move-biometric-data-hundreds-millions-people-amazon-cloud/157837/

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Water Cooler / Re: Protect pollinators
« on: June 20, 2019, 10:23:09 AM »
TY, RC
"Researchers said the numbers were concerning given the intensive efforts to stem the loss of honeybees, which pollinate an estimated $15bn in US crops each year, enabling the farming of foods including apples, melons, cherries, almonds and blueberries."

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https://www.12keysrehab.com/drug-addiction-and-homelessness/

Not familiar with this source BUT drugs play a large part...

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>Vancouver

When they came they called them "The Yacht People"

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Water Cooler / Re: Is it time to review Smart TVs ??
« on: June 18, 2019, 03:27:00 PM »
"There's really no way around it

F#CKERS

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Water Cooler / Re: Is it time to review Smart TVs ??
« on: June 18, 2019, 09:57:09 AM »
"In the long run, I guess we're going to have to learn how to use our routers to micro-manage a device and neuter it.  Something like Pi-hole."

RC: can you explain that to an OLD man?

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Water Cooler / Protect pollinators
« on: June 17, 2019, 11:23:07 AM »
Wild Bee Population Collapses By 90% In New England, Study Warns

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-04-19/wild-bee-populations-new-england-collapse-90-study-warns


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Hardware & Technology / Re: Deep fakes used by spies on LinkedIn
« on: June 16, 2019, 10:46:25 AM »
SIMPLE
Believe whatever I say  8)

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Economics & Investing / Re: Brexit
« on: June 15, 2019, 01:44:32 PM »
Here is just ONE suggestion

https://www.conservatives.com/brexitplan

2) taking back control of our borders

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