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Fake News News

I went to a terrific talk at the Lyme Library earlier this week. Randall Mikkelsen from Reuters spoke on the topic, “Fake News: What’s the Real Story?”. In it, he presented The Chart which is an analysis of popular web sites showing their bias (left, center, right) with a measure of their reliability/believability. It’s useful

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Monopoly ISPs are a Fallacy?

Although I usually agree with him, one of my favorite bloggers, Dave Winer, recently said this: One of the ideas circulating is that your ISP has a monopoly, owns the only way for you to get to the Internet, but that’s an old idea, it’s no longer true. Where I live the wireless vendors are

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Comment to the FCC re: Consumer Router Firmware

Update: The deadline for filing has been extended to 9 October 2015, so you now don’t have any excuse for not sending in your opinion. I filed the following comment on the FCC page regarding the new Proposed Rule that would (ultimately) prohibit individuals from installing third-party firmware (such as OpenWrt, DD-WRT, Tomato, and the

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Another thought on Fargo…

It’s a bit odd/disconcerting to see that the postings in Fargo _(the outliner)_ are in oldest-to-newest order (top-to-bottom), while the home page shows newest on top. This is as it should be – there’s just a need to make that mental conversion. Ahah. Just create the new item in Fargo above the older ones and

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