With great delight, I called AT&T today and canceled my account. The representative obviously lies to me right off the bat: he tells me that he can not cancel my account. He says he needs to send me to a specialist (customer retention expert) that can give me my options—despite the fact that I already know which option I want: to cancel my account.
They had a new iPhone 6 Plus with 128GB in stock–literally, the only phone they had in the store (save for the one Steve had just returned)! Because it was a Verizon phone, he could take the Verizon card out and place my T-Mobile card in it, and tah dah! I had a phone!
I make it a personal policy to work very hard not to swear like a sailor on my blog. At times this self-imposed policy is very hard for me. The first part of this post, especially, is one such moment: Militarization of public schools.
Open Web? Did you know that when you use your Facebook account as your login credentials to another web service, you are providing that web service with all of this information about you and all of your friends?
My latest binge watching obsession has been Mad Man. I’ve heard about for years, but I had no interest in it as a live broadcast. Besides, I had missed the first 400 episodes. But on Netflix, I could start with season 1, and I did.
I just have a huge problem with enormous, billion dollar corporations making a small number of people insanely wealthy off of me and you. We have become their digital slaves! I have a right to be left alone—a right to privacy, and I am going to exert that right.
If you want the latest iWork ’09 download updates (from the .0 to the .3 updates) you can download them at this link, as long as Apple keeps it up on their site. It’s well hidden, and Google searches never located it for me. Here is the link:
I do not trust the judgement of a person that would feel a need to carry a loaded assault weapon around with them. Such a person does not have a mature, adult concept of what is dangerous versus what is not dangerous. This adolescent conduct is dangerous and creates a more dangerous public space as basic good judgement is already compromised.
… And I was thinking: What has the total, blanket surveillance of our country done to the confidentiality of sources for journalists? Kinda limits what gets exposed, I guess.
“Any decision to use contraceptives made by a woman covered under Hobby Lobby’s or Conestoga’s plan will not be propelled by the Government, it will be the woman’s autonomous choice, informed by the physician she consults.”