Bye all. Moving back to my main which is @teaneedz
#vegan food makes me smile. 9-grain bread piled with avocado, sunflower seeds, sliced pickles, mushrooms, grated carrots, red bell pepper, onions, tomato, clover sprouts, & lettuce.
How To Stop Overthinking Everything, According To Therapists https://www.buzzfeed.com/ryanhowes/how-to-stop-ruminating
time for more sudoku
Apple banning Facebook's info-sucking research app https://seekingalpha.com/news/3427520-apple-banning-facebooks-info-sucking-research-app
Facebook pays teens to install VPN that spies on them http://social.techcrunch.com/2019/01/29/facebook-project-atlas/
Facebook being sleazy again is par the course, but ad tech and data monetization is at the root. Hearing some folks say they like "personalized" ads makes me wonder if they really understand the cost it comes at.
Saw this on HackerNews. While Facebook spins the story about integrating and making all of their messaging apps ((Messenger, WhatsApp, Instagram) end-to-end encrypted, the real likely goal is below.
Now Facebook will monetize meta connections (connections that will increase since WhatsApp people will be able to message Instagram and Messenger people). WhatsApp usernames will likely be tied to Facebook Profiles. Look for new ad tracking & monetization.
probably worth a share here:
your experience and miles may vary, but it's food for thought
"To come to the end of a time of anxiety and fear! To feel the cloud that hung over us lift and disperse—the cloud that dulled the heart and made happiness no more than a memory! This at least is one joy that must have been known by almost every living creature."
from "Watership Down: A Novel (Puffin Books Book 1)" by Richard Adams https://read.amazon.com/kp/kshare?amazonDeviceType=A2CLFWBIMVSE9N&asin=B002NXOQF2&id=PCjx3v0hR4K1p5zcIOfRcg
Carl's Jr. Beyond Burger hit the spot like a dying man's last meal.
The world’s nine biggest chains – also including Burger King, Pizza Hut, Starbucks and Subway – have, following the investigation, been rated “poor” or “failing” on chicken welfare, and accused of putting birds through “chronic pain” in “brutal” industrial-scale systems hidden from the consumer.
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