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Latest Activity: Oct 8, 2019
Started by Grinning Cat Oct 8, 2019.
(Year-old news from the group comments; probably still relevant and helpful, so I'm posting a copy in a more visible place.)"Google…Continue
Tags: spying, Big Brother, corporate Big Brother, surveillance, privacy
Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Sep 16, 2018.
Almost half of US cellphone calls will be scams by next year, says reportThe percentage of scam calls…Continue
Tags: cellphone scams
Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Jul 31, 2018.
Up to Two-Thirds of Bitcoin Transactions Have No Economic ValueAccording to Coinmetrics,…Continue
Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Plinius Mar 13, 2018.
This is what your smartphone is doing to your brain — and it isn't goodSmart phone = not so smart…Continue
Tags: notifications', phone, multitasking, , switch, cost"
Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joseph P Mar 7, 2018.
Amazon owns my Echo; I’m just feeding itI found this personal story more disturbing than humorous. It's a dystopian…Continue
Tags: corporate takeover, personal digital assistants
Started by Cane Kostovski. Last reply by Cane Kostovski Feb 10, 2018.
Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jan 27, 2018.
Now even YouTube serves ads with CPU-draining cryptocurrency minersWatching…Continue
Tags: cryptocurrency, YouTube, malware
Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Dec 17, 2017.
“Suspicious” event routes traffic for big-name sites through RussiaInternet…Continue
Tags: internet hijacking
Would dead-set anti-drug conservatives smoke weed if they were then allowed to vote a second time?
In any case, thanks, Loren, for the laugh!
LOL, Loren. Interesting interpretation.
Maybe the "ELEV" number is actually those who are "elevated" (i.e. HIGH!, likely on the local weed) at the time of the census.Hey, it's as likely an explanation as any!
Someone remarked at FA that if the "elev." is in feet, the "pop." would have to be doubled to get feet as well!
"The dangers of spreadsheets":
(after DoctorDJ at Friendly Atheist)
And Joan, I don't remember where I found that cheesecake with the long expansion of pi. Turns out that among other places, it's in Wikimedia Commons' collection of Pi Day pies.
Happy Pi Day as of 2019_1_21
Constant: PiAlgorithm: Chudnovsky FormulaDecimal Digits: 31,415,926,535,897
Grinning Cat, where did you find the longer number?
Happy Pi Day (3/14)!
(even if you prefer other desserts such as cheesecake)
A wife asks her engineer husband, “Could you please go shopping for me and buy one carton of milk? And if they have eggs, get six.”
A short time later, the husband comes back with 6 cartons of milk and no eggs. The wife asks him, “Why did you buy six cartons of milk?”
He replied, “They had eggs.”
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