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Security alert led to current problem with display on iPhone and other mobile devices

July 15th, 2014 · 2 Comments

If you check this blog earlier today, you were probably surprised by what you saw. And if you were viewing on an iPhone or other mobile device, it may have been even stranger. I’m trying to get things back in order. And, yes, there is a story. My Monday started with an overnight security alert […]

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Tags: Blogs · Computers

A review of this blog’s comments policy

April 29th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Election season is warming up, and it’s a good time to revisit this site’s general policy on comments. Unlike many other sites, iLind.net still allows anonymous comments. It isn’t necessary to register and disclose your identity in order to comment. By and large, this works well. But campaign season seems to draw more frequent comments […]

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Tags: Blogs

Is “Degrowth” the Next Big Thing?

April 7th, 2014 · 22 Comments

The counterculture of the 1960s (which really dated between the 1950s and early 1970s) was in part a reaction to and rejection of the consumerist culture that emerged in western societies in the post-WWII decades. One thread in the counterculture embraced simpler styles of living, valuing nonconsumption and voluntary poverty over the glitz and glitter […]

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Tags: Blogs · Consumer issues · Economics

Star-Advertiser announces its digital tie-in with the Washington Post

April 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser announced today that it is one of six newspapers participating in a partnership agreement with the Washington Post that will give its print subscribers full access to the Post’s digital content (“Star-Advertiser subscribers to get access to Washington Post“). The S-A article is unfortunately behind its paywall. But if you’re a regular […]

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Tags: Blogs · Media

Please report problems with captcha when commenting

March 10th, 2014 · 11 Comments

Have you tried to leave a comment, only to be rejected repeatedly when trying to enter the displayed “captcha” code? If so, please let me know. I’ve heard from two people who had this problem. Both are regular readers, and both say they tried repeatedly, without success, to enter the correct code. As you may […]

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Tags: Blogs · Tech