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Boston Becomes The Second Largest City In The US To Ban Facial Recognition Software

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Boston will become the second major city in the US to ban facial recognition software for government use after a unanimous city council vote, citing concerns of racial ... read more

The AI That Could Keep You Happy At Work: Ex-Google Team Reveal Software That 'nudges' Workers

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The startup, called Humu, uses machine learning to parse through employee data and then 'nudges' workers to help them improve in areas that might make their work lives ... read more

Vizio Points To Outdated Chromecast Software As Potential Cause Of Streaming Problems With Disney

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After connectivity issues with the Disney during its launch yesterday, Vizio has announced it's working on an update for its SmartCast TVs that could help some users access the ... read more

Converting Colors

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Another useful site for HTML tips, etc. See convertingcolors.com/ ... read more

The 24-person Triton Submarine With Huge Windows That Will Take Tourists To Depths Of Up To 328ft

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The vessel is made by Florida-based Triton Submarines, which built the Limiting Factor submersible that made a record-breaking dive to the bottom of the Mariana Trench last year. ... read more

How To Support This Website

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...should you be so inclined: Buy one of my books at Amazon or SmashWords, or Buy me a (virtual) cup of coffee... read more

Support This Site

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How to support this website...should you be so inclined: Buy one of my books at Amazon or SmashWords, or ... read more

Running Windows In A Linux Virtual Machine

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Windows In Virtual Machine

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Running Windows in a Linux virtual machine- ( software ) ... read more

Another Website/page Of Mine

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It's a site called Patreon where they help creative people find patrons to support their work. My page is here: Patreon "It would be amazing if I had any fans at all to help finance what I do!... read more

Linux On Chromebook

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Facebook Creeps Me Out

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Every time Facebook shows me one of those notices saying something like "Hey there, we've been going through all of your posts and thought you might like to share this compilation," I feel like I'm being approached by some creepy guy on the street opening his trench coat to show me all of the compromising photos of me that he' ... read more

Court To Feds, Explain Marine's Facebook Postings Arrest

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via Court to feds: Explain Marine's Facebook-postings arrest. "Brandon Raub's case exposes the seedy underbelly of a governmental system that continues to target military veterans for expressing their discontent... read more

Upgrading To Windows 7

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Which Website Would You Choose?

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NEWLY UPDATED version of this poll, here. If you were on a deserted island with an Internet connection and a pug, but could only access ONE website, which site would it be? (BTW, the pug is irrelevant, I just like pugs!) Facebook ... read more

Some Facebook Users Dislike Being Used In Online Advertising

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Some Facebook users 'dislike' being used in online advertising- ( , technology, , ) ... read more

Whatever Happened To WordStar

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I barely used it, but I found this interesting because I was once a word processor (human, not program) back in the mid-80s to early 90s.Whatever happened to WordStar... read more

Computer Stuff

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Well, I've spent the better part of this long weekend trying to get not just a server setup, but a server with VMware setup. VMware is very cool virtualization software that's all the rage in the corporate world where I'm seemingly forever searching for a job in this crappy-ass economy. So, if I can learn it well, it will serve... read more

Plleeaassee Reeaadd! It Was On Good Morning America!

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It's a very old hoax. Anything with a headline like that and mentioning Microsoft, AOL and Good Morning America in the same email almost HAS to be a hoax these days, and this one is. On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 8:05 PM, wrote:This is probably a hoax, but just in case it's not, I'm forwarding it. Filed under: Internet... read more

E-waste Computers, TV's, Other Electronics Collection

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There will be an E-Waste (computers, TV's, other electronics) collection held Saturday May 8 at the Walmart Supercenter located on Nolensville Pike a quarter mile south of Old Hickory Blvd. from 8 a.m. — 12 noon. Other sites will be announced as soon as possible. Please visit ... read more

Website Visibility Tool

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Thanks to GoDaddy phone support, I discovered this very useful site: megaproxy. One of my domain names was not resolving correctly from home. I went to... read more

New German Laptop

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Very cool! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v7H0K1k54t6A ... read more

File Sharing Between XP Home And XP Pro

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Fixing Profile Problems In Outlook 2003

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Saving Word Documents

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Special Characters In Word Perfect For DOS

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How To Make Outlook 2003 Open To Your Calendar By Default

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How To Restore Contacts In Windows Live Mail

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Human Resource Management Software

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Transferring ITunes To New Computer

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Hackers Leak 6.5 Mln LinkedIn Passwords

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Hackers leak 6.5 mln LinkedIn passwords Time to change your LinkedIn password. eHarmony, too, apparently. ... read more

Open Dialog Default Sort Order

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Removing Windows Desktop Search

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Removing Windows Desktop Search- ( software ) ... read more

Save Yourself A Lot Of Trouble

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Screensavers

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Set Email To Forward To Someone Else

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Show Desktop Icon Missing

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Show Desktop icon missing- ( software ) ... read more

A New Search Engine

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Here's a good reason to use StartPage) instead of Google: newstrust.net/stories/2685319/toolbar?refhp ... read more

Access Your Zune Directly

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Access your Zune directlyGreat info here:roysac.com/blog/2007/10/access-your-zune-from-windows-explorer.htmlYou can only delete one song at a time, thoug ... read more

Adding Safe Mode To Your Boot Menu

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Adding Safe Mode to your boot menuWindows VISTA and 7 require BCDEDIT for this.  With XP (and NT and 2000), you can use any old text editor.  First make sure the file is not marked Read Only.  Then open and edit your boot.ini file.& ... read more

Install Multiple Apps At Once Without Toolbars Or Clicking Next

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Install multiple apps at once without toolbars or clicking Next- ( software )... read more

AOL Through Outlook Using IMAP Folders

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AOL through Outlook using IMAP folders- ( software ) ... read more

Loud "BEEP" Sound

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QUESTION: Is there any way to turn off the loud BEEP sound that occurs when Intel Proset detects a wireless network? I've tried going to control panel and muting all the sounds, but that doesn't seem to work.ANSWER: Try going into Intel ProSet Wireless, Tools, Application Settings, uncheck Show Alert Notifications.If that doesn't fix it, try g ... read more

Can't Paste Anything Into Outlook

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QUESTION: I can't paste anything into Outlook, but I can into Word, etc.ANSWER: Open Microsoft Word, go to TOOLS OPTIONS Select the SAVE tab and uncheck Embed smart tags.Also, there's a security feature in Outlook that, in certain situations requires that you have a New Mail window open first, THEN paste into. In other words, you can't c ... read more

Can't See Sent Items In Outlook

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QUESTION: I can't see any of my Sent Items in Outlook () anymoreANSWER: Try the following:Click ViewArrange ByCurrent ViewCustomize Current ViewFilter OFF ... read more

Go Green & Save The Environment With 4 All Memory

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Go Green & Save the Environment with 4 All Memory ... read more

"Environmentally-responsible" Ink

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This looks promising, environmentally-responsible ink from Dell.  Ihave no idea if it's any good.  Leave a comment below and let us know: ... read more

Do NOT Visit These Sites (unprotected, Anyway)

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Just visited these sites, and my antivirus popped-up saying it had blocked a Trojan Horse coming from there (or one of their links): http://thefrist.org http://fixit.in I'll add to this list whenever it happens again.... read more

CDs/DVDs Not What They're Cracked Up To Be

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Probably ought to save things to other computers and/or external hard drives and/or sign up for an online storage account. Here's the ar... read more

Fix For "ytimg" Browser Hang

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Got a tip, thought I'd share it here. Add the following to your HOSTS file (C:WindowsSystem32driversetchosts): #fix for ytimg.exe browser hang problem 74.125.162.39 static.cache.l.google.com s.ytimg.com Then from a Windows command prompt (DOS box), run: ipconfig /flushdns ... read more

Yes, That PC Cleanup App You Saw On TV At 3am Is A Waste

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"their next play is to make it seem like everything is wrong with your PC" via Yes, that PC cleanup app you saw on TV at 3am is a waste Ars Technica. ... read more

ComputerHelp! Updated

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A new look! Now, if I could just get people to look! :) http://www.computersavior.com "For in-home/on-site computer repair service in and around Nashville (remove viruses, connect to the Internet, setup new systems, fix myriad problems)." ... read more

How To Get People To Stop Forwarding Stuff To You

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Go to http://www.stopforwarding.us/ ... read more

Bogus Ransom Emails

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Just because the From is spoofed, it doesn't mean your email account is compromised. See: Ask Leo And here's a complete example, though they vary slightly: ... read more

Mailbox Over The Limit

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Cat5 RJ45 Cable Pin Outs

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CAT5 RJ-45 Cable Pin-Outs ... read more

Missed Appointment

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Converting IP V4 To IP V6

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Netgear R6120 Router Scheduled On-off Not Working

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Well, after going round and round with firmware updates, rebooting and factory resetting, the Scheduled Off feature on the R6120 Router (Firmware Version V1.0.0.66) simply DOES NOT work. And that was the only reason we bought this rather than use the WiFi function that came with our AT&T router. Oh well, just FYI. ... read more

Data Recovery

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No Annoying Prompts

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Aren't you glad we don't have any of those annoying pop-up ads asking you to join our newsletter? Ironic, isn't it, given that we are an online newsletter? ... read more

Online Backup

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Down For Everyone Or Just Me?

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Duplex Printing

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External Hard Drive Gone Bad

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Ransomware

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Requiring (or Not) A Password In Windows

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Free Remote Control Software

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Free Vector Graphics Editor

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Software Updater

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Wireless Not Working

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Your Old Electronics Might Not Be Worthless After All

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Your Outgoing Mail Server

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Hard Drive Manufacturers Slash Warranty Periods

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How Simply Upper-casing Your Password Can Frustrate A Hacker

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Simply upper-casing your password can frustrate a hacker's attemptsvia How simply upper-casing your password ca ... read more

Kaspersky Free Virus Scan

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Kaspersky Free Virus Scan... read more

URL Expander

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You might find this as useful as I just did: expandurl.net ... read more

Being Human

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