Month: March 2022
Wikipedia Criticism With a Scottish Accent
Neil Oliver is an interesting cultural and political commentator from Scotland. I sat down with him last weekend. It was fun, although frankly Neil’s accent is so heavy that I occasionally had to […]
What Is Minifeed and How Can It Help You?
YOU want to control your social media feed. You want to own your follower lists. You don’t want to have to please the poor, pitiful moderators at some giant, cynical Silicon Valley behemoth. […]
My Interview on Epoch Times
I had quite a good time going to New York City and meeting with Jan Jekeliek and the Epoch Times crew. They have a fairly elaborate setup in an old midtown Manhattan building. […]
Is There an Exit from Search Hell?
I would not use Google; it’s both censorware and spyware. And I would not trust Bing, or Yahoo, which is powered by Bing, for the same reason. Such reasoning is why many of us switched to DuckDuckGo in the last few years, despite the fact that Bing is one of their sources. In addition to supporting user privacy, when I switched, they seemed to be of decent quality and, importantly, not to be censored.
I drafted this article for Ballotpedia.org, where it first appeared December 2015. I since published a slightly updated version (not the one below) in Essays on Free Knowledge. As a teenager, I habitually scanned […]