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Amazon Prime Day Worth It This Time?

Last year, Amazon made a big deal out of its 20th Anniversary by starting “Amazon Prime” day. The idea was that there would be huge sales and lots of savings and everyone would love Amazon and Amazon Prime. The trouble was that any decent sales

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Cutting the Cord in Denver

Well, I finally went and did it. After years of threatening, and always finding a reason to back down, I’m finally cutting the cord on cable. For years, the difficulty in cutting the cord was that the duopoly in Denver, Comcast and Centurylink made the

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CenturyLink versus Comcast

There is a reason that cable companies, cell phone companies, and other telecom companies are constantly ranked lowest in customer satisfaction. The entire business model of the industry is to deceive customers while locking them in so that they cannot “vote with their feet” and

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VPN Denver Public Library

By now, you probably know that connecting to the internet over a public WiFi hotspot or other public wireless network can expose your browsing to various snooping efforts. In particular, such unencrypted open wireless networks allow others on the network to see things like usernames

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I’m On Ello, Now What?

So, by now, you’ve probably heard of Ello. Ello, which I’m guessing is “hello” without the h, is a new, privacy-focused social network. Specifically, Ello has picked up traction recently because of Facebook’s real name policy and the fact that commercial social networks such as

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Twitter Retweeting Your Favorites Right or Wrong

Twitter has come under some scrutiny lately after people started noticing that Twitter was essentially turning some of your favorites into retweets. Most people instantly reacted that this was a terrible idea and that Twitter should be ashamed of itself. While it’s true that Twitter