“Removes all known adware from your Mac. It is very simple to use, and should clean up your system in less than a minute, from start to finish. Just open the app, click the Scan for Adware button, and remove anything that is detected. That’s it!”
Between the shape-shifting liquid metal in China, and the robots in Japan, it’s probably easy odds in Vegas that our robot overlords will be the fault of our Far East brothers and sisters.
“Privacy Badger is a browser add-on that stops advertisers and other third-party trackers from secretly tracking where you go and what pages you look at on the web. If an advertiser seems to be tracking you across multiple websites without your permission, Privacy Badger automatically blocks that advertiser from loading any more content in your browser. To the advertiser, it’s like you suddenly disappeared.”
Unfortunately, not currently available for Safari.
Jen Hatmaker – Dear Trayvon’s Mom
I kept looking for a quote to pull for Tumblr, but every paragraph was better than the last, and just… read the whole thing.
My wife tweeted this link earlier today, so I only thought it proper to include it here as well.
Secret door inside this wardrobe leads to a Narnia-themed playroom
Suddenly wishing I knew where the load-bearing walls were upstairs…
Does Airport Security Really Make Us Safer? | Culture | Vanity Fair
Bruce Schneier’s exasperation is informed by his job-related need to spend a lot of time in Airportland. He has 10 million frequent-flier miles and takes about 170 flights a year; his average speed, he has calculated, is 32 miles and hour. “The only useful airport security measures since 9/11,” he says, “were locking and reinforcing the cockpit doors, so terrorists can’t break in, positive baggage matching”—ensuring that people can’t put luggage on planes, and then not board them —“and teaching the passengers to fight back. The rest is security theater.”
Steve Jobs narrates The Crazy Ones – The Loop
And I’m crying again.
I have to say, with Jobs’ voice, it’s a bit moving right now.
A simple application that reverses the usual scrolling practices on Mac OS X 10.5 and above to mimic those of the upcoming 10.7 Lion OS and iOS. Been using it for five minutes and I'm already used to it.
"Being sedentary for nine hours a day at the office is bad for your health whether you go home and watch television afterward or hit the gym. It is bad whether you are morbidly obese or marathon-runner thin. 'Excessive sitting,' Dr. Levine says, 'is a lethal activity.'"
"[T]he US cannot grow its way out of this problem. It needs to cut spending, specifically entitlement spending. We hereby announce that we'll give a special gold star to the first 'leader' with the guts to say that publicly."