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OK to GIGGLE: 6 Daily Self-Reflection Techniques to Fill Your Journal with Good Stuff

Keeping a personal journal is one of those things I am good at and then forget to do for years at a time. But still, it is a practice I have maintained off and on since I was at least in 4th or 5th grade. Over the years, it was just organic, but more recently

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Your Calendar Might Know Your Credit Card Number

Calendly allegedly enables wiretapping I was thinking about signing up with Calendly, so people could book appointments with me. Bad idea. I am a privacy advocate, and I can’t sign up with a firm that actively engages in propagating malware to spy on their customers. But, don’t believe me, here is the class action filed

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De-carbonizing Fashion

Last week, even after Earth Day 2024 came and went, SOSV continued, like so many other entities, on their planetary health mission. And that meant more sessions for me to attend and absorb on my journey toward getting increasingly involved. The next session I attended was about several start-ups and their journey to de-carbonize the

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Happy Earth Day

Of course, everyone knows Earth Day is far more than one day. Like a birthday, it represents a journey around the sun. Unlike a human birthday, we do not know Earth’s exact age, but it is estimated to be about 4.6 billion years. That’s a lot of candles. How Did You Celebrate? There are so

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Finding Tomcat Version on Linux

OK, there are a bunch of different ways, but it depends how Tomcat was installed. My install didn’t have a version.sh (the easy button) so this one, derived from Joe Tech, seems like the most reliable (every tomcat has a catalina.jar!). First get your path to your catalina.jar: Then, use that path to run this

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Data Hostage Crisis: ColorNote & Google

TLDR; The Fix This post comes in two parts – the fix, and the drama. Figure, if you are here for the fix, let’s disclose that up front (unlike how the rest of the internet works). So here it is: The Drama Alright, like most people, I pour my life into a cadre of applications

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AI is Coming for Capitalism, and Maybe I am OK with That

Keeping up with the Jones’ AI Look, I love all the new gadgetry. AI blows my mind. When ChatGPT was released, I had a new buddy that I could talk to about almost ANYTHING. When Bard came to town, well, it was a bit flaky, but these days, Bard is impressive. Lia27 . . .

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