OK, so some moths have passed and I’ve perhaps tempered myself regarding Blackberry. Blackberry’s value is mostly in it’s brand. What does Blackberry represent. I would argue it has lost it’s reputation for smart phone features. But it may be just barely hanging on to it’s reputation for security. The holy saviour of the human

Over the past 4 to 6 weeks I have noticed a new debate occur in the libertarian community. Especially the more anarcho-capitalist libertarian community. I noticed some of the videos popping up on the Liberty.me youtube channel used a rather surprising amount of hard-leftist terminology. This discussion with Thaddeus Russell is seemingly making the case that

So, Mozilla, the all benevolent, left/liberal/progressive friendly, open source wonderland has a typical right-wing captain. Or did until he resigned in what has been perhaps the most damaging attack ever on the organisation. What happened? He was pressured to resign. I don’t know the full details, but the overwhelmingly progressivist mentality of the ecosystem around

My friend Cliff asks me about Bitcoin. As a deflationary currency it completely does away with the inflation tax problem.

To all the freedom fighters, truth seekers, bleeding hearts and aching bones, to those that stood up, to  those that said no, to the convention breakers, the risk takers, the anti fash, the anti fashion victim, the resistance, the rebel, the critical thinkers, logical dedeucers,  ground shakers, stock movers, all you motherfuckers… have a good’un

Cryptolocker recently made news regarding the virus’s successful ransom-ware campaign. It’s not just a virus, it’s a smooth and professional operation that considers the user/victim. It has a fluctuating fee tied to the value of Bitcoin. As this ZDNet article points out, “Bitcoin instability (…) prompted CryptoLocker’s masterminds to reduce the ransom to 1 BTC, 0.5

Propaganda is of the state, advertising is of the private sector. Edward Bernays, the nephew of Sigmund Freud, gave birth to PR in the early 20th century. Helping tobacco companies double their market to include women recently liberated into paying taxes. But in so far as this is the art of sales, the discipline of

In my opinion the best OS on the best device, currently. The user-friendliness is optimum. The apps may still be somewhat missing, but it’s hardly noticeable. Apart from the far superior OS, the existing apps, the apps in development and the ability to hack-run pretty much all Android apps, mean this phone is not lacking

OK, I’m a Blackberry 10 evangelist. But this does not detract from hard facts stacked against Apple. The new iOS 7 is now installed on my iPad Mini. iOS 6 was looking like a dinosaur, an interface that got stuck in it’s infancy. The multi-tasking was slow, and with the new OS, it’s still slow.

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