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Month: May 2022

OPLIN 4Cast #803: Data privacy is a bathroom door

Posted in privacy

You may say that you don’t care about privacy but, assuredly, you do. If you close the door when you go to the bathroom, you absolutely do care. Often, online, keeping the bathroom door closed isn’t even an option, and it’s making many people increasingly uncomfortable. As well it should.


OPLIN 4Cast #801: Google still rules search…but does it have to?

Posted in 4cast, and Google Advanced Search

“Google” has long been a verb. “Let me google that” is probably even uttered more often than “let me search that.” There’s little doubt that the Google search engine has become a fundamental part of the information-seeking behaviors of many, and a significant culture. y good?