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Spyware Technology Thought Experiments

If I can block spam email, why not spam commercials?

The viewer should be able to mark commercials as SPAM, False-Advertisement, or Irrelevant to see more poignant commercials.

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Technology Thought Experiments

How Cable Companies could make Commercials more useful

Why not let the viewer schedule a reminder/recording for a show advertised 3-4 weeks in advance of it airing on digital cable?

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How To Living in the Cloud Security Technology

How To Set Google SSL Search as Your Default Search Engine in Chrome OS

A simple solution to forcing all your Google Searches to be done over HTTPS on your Chrome browser.

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Cloud Computing Technology Thought Experiments

The EverCoupon: The last coupon you’ll ever need

A phone app to let you scan coupons to the cloud, share w/ friends, auto-delete expired ones & provide a single barcode for the store clerk

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Privacy's a Joke Security Technology

AT&T Begins Service to Text Users in Certain Locations

According to the New York Times, AT&T is going to launch a text-message service to send SMS messages to customers in certain locations. Um, hell no! It’s called “ShopAlerts” and is designed to allow “brand-partners” (i.e. HP, Kmart, JetBlue, S.C. Johnson, etc.) to send advertisements and coupons to customers who happen to be in range of […]