Category: That’s Just Wrong

Jitsi because Zoom is EVIL

Many of the services we use because they are easy to use. And for many of these services, their owners have bad intentions and we know it – but we want what they’re offering and we don’t know a good alternative. I’ve written about this in my Leaving the GAFAMily post, and in a few others. The latest issue, in this crazy virus-y world, is video conferencing. Enter Zoom. You […]

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Spoiler: don’t waste your time or money on this game. The developers clearly aren’t interested in supporting anything other than what they consider to be the first priority – which for now is giving away free content while their founder members deal with a buggy game. I’ve recently had the … experience … of playing Fortnite. Initially, I would have said it is great fun to play. Now, I would […]

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McAfee LiveSafe Uninstall Fails

Here’s another one for the “Just Wrong” department. It also makes me think I should add “what is the tech world coming to” tag. Why has it become acceptable for the default state of things to be broken? Buy a new Lenovo Try to uninstall the McAfee Live Safe bloatware that comes with it Fail It’s OK though, you can go to McAfee’s site for help. They have it written right […]

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Technological Inertia

Everyone probably remembers Sir Newton’s 1st law – Inertia.  An object at rest stays at rest, an object in motion stays in motion. There must be an outside force to deviate from either of these patterns. I find this exactly parallels the state of many technologies today – specifically security. For many years, tech companies threw security by the wayside. Their products had lots of security inertia because they were […]

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