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Helaas wordt de vrijheid van denken nogal eens verward met de vrijheid tot beledigen. Unfortunately, freedom of thought often gets confused with freedom of insult.  

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Why Google feels it should never ‘forget’. And why they’re wrong.

The European court has decided that people have a right to be forgotten, or have certain things forgotten about. This ruling means that Google is no longer allowed to ‘remember’ certain things for us, forever and for everyone. This morning I read an open letter by David Drummond, Chief Legal Officer at Google. Google, he … Meer lezen over Why Google feels it should never ‘forget’. And why they’re wrong.

Female viagra is just Whoppers for between the sheets.

This morning I read a large article about a new drug that is currently awaiting FDA approval. or actually it;s two drugs, Lybrido and lybridos. Both have been developped to make women want to have have sex. So, in a way, it is supposed to fix a problem much like viagra does. One big difference: where … Meer lezen over Female viagra is just Whoppers for between the sheets.

Why Big Brother wants your mug shot

Last week I went to a photographer to get pictures taken from my kids, one and three years old. Not funfunfun pretty pictures, but official depressing, bad lighting passport pictures. We're planning a trip abroad and with all these baby terrorists and kidnappings, obviously they need their own passports. And passport pictures. Let me hear … Meer lezen over Why Big Brother wants your mug shot

A little wake-up call, by Google

On february 29th Google must have lost a lot of data. Over all social media there were people reminding us that this was the day when we should delete our Google history. On march 1st Google would start combining its data collection (and collected data) from all its services; search, Gmail, Maps, YouTube et cetera. … Meer lezen over A little wake-up call, by Google

Michelle Bachmann for president. Yes, she should.

At a Florida rally, Michelle Bachmann (who is in the race to become the presidential candidate for the republicans) said that the hurricane Irene was a reminder of God. God wished to remind the American people about their national debt. Later, when she had sobered up probably, she announced that her comment was meant to … Meer lezen over Michelle Bachmann for president. Yes, she should.

There’s no defending against kidsadvertising

In much the same way as some rapists claim their victims were asking for it by the way they dressed, advertising people who target children claim the advertising directed towards children is not bad for them since they'll learn at a very early age how to distinguish commercial messages from objective information. And in much … Meer lezen over There’s no defending against kidsadvertising