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Most of last year was spent listening, scanning, typing, and checking. A certain monster had gotten hungry again, and there were several boxes of morsels stashed away in the basement.
The morsels were my “secondary CD collection”, and the monster is known as discogs.com. All in all I rummaged through some 300 discs, and I also added several records, tapes and downloadables. Once more, I got to explore new music by listening to old recordings. Gratis. Continue reading →
There’s no viewing images online such as on this very web page. If you wanted (to view) an image file, you would have to manually select (tag) it and then launch a protocol such as Z-Modem to download it. Afterwards, once you’ve downloaded the image, you’d have to log off the BBS, exit (or shell) your terminal program, and finally launch a viewer such as CompuShow in order to view your bounty. And sometimes the bounty sucked. Why on earth would you download such epic suckage? Continue reading →
The article focused largely on the false sense of security and indeed the anonymity that internet users (children, specifically) think relieves them from having to assume any form of social responsibility and respect for others in the real world. Hasn’t Mom taught you not to accept candy from strangers? How much does Google know about us? Why does Google know so much about us? Consider also that Google is but one of many search engines out there. Continue reading →