Sorry about the website being down. It was beyond my control. My host suffered some trouble while upgrading their hosting services and a lot of stuff went crazy for a bit there. Chez David is back online.
For the last few months, I haven’t had one post on my facebook wall from any spammy apps or sites that sucker my facebook friends. The only posts on my wall are those I put on it myself. It is a simple solution, although there is one major disadvantage in that my friends can no longer post directly to my wall. My friends can still comment on my posts, just not generate ‘new’ wall posts on my wall of their own. And until facebook allows me to moderate or approve posts to my own wall, this is how it’s going … Continue reading
This is how I made my facebook account cookie invisible to the non-facebook world. Please remember that, if you do this, you will no longer be able to login with your facebook account elsewhere (unless you disable Adblock Plus on the specific site). However, non-facebook malicious sites will not be able to trick you (in most cases, but not all) into polluting your wall and tagging all your friends for harassment. Install Mozilla’s Firefox (any version). Install the Adblock Plus plugin/add-on. Install the following 4 filters verbatim including the pipes ‘|’ and any other non-standard characters by adding them under Adblock … Continue reading
The right of first sale. You bought a software package a few years back. You came home & installed it on your computer. Now you want to buy a different software package because it is more up to date. You decided to go with a completely different software package simply because it has more bells & whistles than your original software package or maybe it’s just easier to use. Chances are, you will be able to uninstall the original software package and remove it from your computer system completely. BIG HOWEVER: you are not going to be able to re-sell … Continue reading
Public libraries serve many purposes. In times of old, they served as the repositories of knowledge and wisdom. Today, they serve as portals to the world’s knowledge through books, magazines, video, and the internet. More than ever, libraries are under financial attack. Interestingly, when the people need them the most is when their budgets are placed on the cutting blocks and chopped down. When people are out of work or face financial hardships, that is when they turn to their libraries. Libraries supply everyone with a way to search for work through the internet. Libraries give internet access to those … Continue reading