Yearly Archives: 2009

Facebook’s Privacy Trainwreck

So here I was, about a month ago, ready to write an article about how to make your Facebook account air tight and secure.  In the past week or so, the stakes have changed and Facebook now has new privacy … Continue reading

Posted in On The Internet

Joao Gilberto’s Chega de Saudade Reissued

Great news from El Records: Joao Gilberto’s first album, Chega De Saudade, is being reissued on January 18 in the UK, and January 19 here in the U.S.  Chega de Saudade was the first bossa nova album ever recorded, which … Continue reading

Posted in Brazilian Music, Music

The Jazz Side of Henry Mancini, Part 1

When I was younger and first studying music, I didn’t dare tell any of my friends or classmates that I listened to Henry Mancini’s music. That was “old fogie” music. And I’d have been branded a square. While my friends … Continue reading

Posted in Music

Essential Firefox Plugins

As much as I’ve been using Google Chrome lately (which still has a blazing fast Javascript engine), Firefox is still my primary browser. The reason I don’t switch is that Firefox has a plugin system. I have a lot of … Continue reading

Posted in Computing, On The Internet

Craigslist Becoming Useless: Keyword Spamming

I haven’t used Craigslist all that much in the past year or two.  I still have to be very careful of every ad I view since it is, after all, a free service.  In the past six months or so, … Continue reading

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