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Entries Tagged as 'Computers'

Comment problems prompt changes

October 20th, 2014 · 1 Comment

It should be easier to post comments here beginning this morning. After receiving several complaints from people who said they had been unable to successfully post their comments in the past few days, I deactivated the CAPTCHA anti-spam software plug-in. This had been added sometime ago in order to combat automated comment spam that was […]

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Tags: Blogs · Computers

Looking at the new iPhone 6

October 4th, 2014 · 6 Comments

My friend, Jim, emailed yesterday asking for my assessment of the new iPhone 6. We both bought new phones just over a week ago. Actually, I haven’t thought about it much. I’m not a “power user” of the phone, and am still in the process of discovering the combined capabilities of the new phone and […]

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Tags: Computers · Consumer issues

Site problems resulted from cyber attack

September 30th, 2014 · 4 Comments

If you tried to access this site earlier this morning, you may not have been able to get through. The server at my hosting service stopped responding, and as a result, you couldn’t get through and I couldn’t upload anything. What I heard back was a bit unsettling. The server, it seems, was attacked. There […]

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Tags: Blogs · Computers

Maui County beefs up its online presence

September 22nd, 2014 · 1 Comment

Maui county has launched a new website. Check it out at Mauicounty.us From their press release: WAILUKU, Hawaii – The Office of Council Services has launched an online news and information website, mauicounty.us, to keep the public informed about news and events of the Maui County Council, Council Chair Gladys Baisa announced today. “We continue […]

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Tags: Computers · Politics

Two things I didn’t expect: Gannett splits off newspapers, and governor drops in polls

August 5th, 2014 · 25 Comments

I can clearly remember the feeling, shared by many in the journalism community back then, that the Gannett monolith was wreaking havoc with the reporting of news with its cookie cutter, top-down orders about how stories should be written and packaged, and its cut-throat corporate business practices aimed at demolishing competition. Remember “The Chain Gang“? […]

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Tags: Computers · Media · Politics