Tag Archives: Internet

WordPress Protests SOPA/PIPA

My host and CMS, WordPress, is one of many web entities blacking out or altering their homepages today in protest against the Senate’s Protect IP Act and the House’s Stop Online Piracy. Here’s the video explainer WordPress has posted on its homepage. It’s a … Continue reading

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The LumberjackThief Has Gone Out To Pasture

Today, I officially canceled the hosting for my old blog, The LumberjackThief. I’ve moved on and my hosting was expiring. I decided I didn’t want to spend the money to keep a dead site breathing. Most of the content is … Continue reading

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The Fine Line From National Security Reporting To Nashville

As you may have noticed, I tend to focus more on tracing the paths that lead me to the culture that I consume than critically assessing the pieces of culture themselves. This tendency is partially due to my fascination with … Continue reading

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Beware The Ides Of Free Gift Cards On Facebook

Earlier today, I saw a couple of my Facebook friends posting links to websites that purported to be giving away $50 gift cards to Starbucks. Supposedly, this act of corporate generosity was in honor of the company’s 40th anniversary. But … Continue reading

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Digital Excavation

As the tagline says, one of the goals of this blog is to force myself to write so that I improve as a writer. That’s not the only goal though. As a simple perusal of my thus far limited content … Continue reading

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Nitpicking My Alma Mater For Disappearing People

A nice thing about using WordPress to host my blog is that the backend dashboard has a user-friendly site stats system that tells me what search terms led people to my blog. Yesterday, one of those terms was “jeremy levine … Continue reading

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Spam Sentries Shoot First And Ask Questions Later

Yesterday, my friend Lee Fang suggested that Yahoo may have been censoring e-mails about the Occupy Wall Street protests, noting that his e-mails that included the URL http://www.OccupyWallSt.org were blocked from being sent. To support his theory, Fang experimented with sending … Continue reading

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