## ODonnellWeb – Tag Internet

Digital Minimalism

Posted on 02/11/2019 in misc • Tagged with Internet

This interview with Cal Newport about his new book Digital Minimalism is really interesting. I really want to believe we are at a tipping point where people start to push back against the encroachment of digital technology in our lives.

He makes an interesting analogy between the tech world and …


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The Blogroll is back

Posted on 01/29/2019 in misc • Tagged with Blogs, Internet

Inspired by this post from Jason Kenny, whose old site is on the blogroll, I pulled my old blogroll from a 2005 version of the blog and pasted it below. I have no idea how many of the links still work. I definitely see a handful that I still visit …


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How many LinkedIn contacts is too many

Posted on 01/14/2019 in misc • Tagged with Internet, LinkedIn

I've got a little over 1000 LinkedIn contacts. A lot of people would claim I have a network. A lot of people would wrong. The vast majority of the contacts are random people I chatted with once for 5 minutes at a conference, and have never spoken to again. Or …


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Firefox Removes RSS Support

Posted on 12/28/2018 in misc • Tagged with Internet, Technology

Effective with Firefox 64, which is the current version as of December 28, 2018, the Firefox browser no longer supports RSS feed discovery or preview. Chrome killed that functionality a while ago. Less than .1% of users used the RSS functionality of Firefox so I guess I can't really blame …


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Fun with the command line

Posted on 12/14/2018 in misc • Tagged with Internet, Technology

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A series of blog posts from Jason Baker on opensource.com has motivated me to try to do more on the command line. I'm already keeping a journal using Nano and just saving the updated text file every few days. I'm not trying to work out any serious issues with …


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Amazon Primeless

Posted on 12/08/2018 in misc • Tagged with Internet, Amazon

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I let my Amazon Prime membership expire in late November. I honestly expected to miss it. I haven't. It turns out some of the regular health and beauty type stuff we had on auto ship with Prime is actually cheaper from Walmart.com. I managed to complete my Christmas shopping …


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