Monthly Archives: July 2013

Article: XKeyscore: NSA tool collects ‘nearly everything a user does on the internet’

XKeyscore: NSA tool collects ‘nearly everything a user does on the internet’ http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jul/31/nsa-top-secret-program-online-data Just when I thought I’d been mined out … Advertisements

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Article: Kansas City Star Publishes Editorial Supporting a Single Library Card for All Metro KC Libraries

Kansas City Star Publishes Editorial Supporting a Single Library Card for All Metro KC Libraries http://www.infodocket.com/2013/07/28/kansas-city-star-publishes-editorial-supporting-a-single-library-card-for-all-metro-kc-libraries/ This would be amazing. Keeping my fingers crossed that it will actually occur.

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Article: More About The 40-Year-Old Picture That Makes People Smile

More About The 40-Year-Old Picture That Makes People Smile http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2013/07/29/206402308/more-about-the-40-year-old-picture-that-makes-people-smile The power of a single still black and white photograph.  Brought tears to my eyes reading the photographers comments about it.

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Article: For Apple, Switching Suppliers Meant Chasing Cheaper Labor

For Apple, Switching Suppliers Meant Chasing Cheaper Labor http://www.theatlanticwire.com/technology/2013/07/apple-switching-suppliers-means-chasing-cheaper-labor/67706/ So glad I don’t own any Apple products.

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Book Review: Undaunted Courage by Ambrose (4 Stars)

Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West by Stephen E. Ambrose 4 out of 5 stars Read in July 2013 Large, thick books do not scare me.  If you’ve delved into my blog here at … Continue reading

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Article: New Nexus 7 brings on HD

New Nexus 7 brings on HD http://reviews.cnet.com/google-nexus-7/?subj=cnet&tag=title Good review. But I may have to pass on buying one. No microSD support! Unbelievable!

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Article: Palm Oil In The Food Supply: What You Should Know

Palm Oil In The Food Supply: What You Should Know http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/07/25/205486197/palm-oil-in-the-food-supply-what-you-should-know Canola or soy bean oil is a better alternative. Avoid snack foods even better.

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