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Uber, you have to expand

I joined Uber as a driver, received an iPhone, was approved and ready to drive. Then I opened my driver app, got in the car and indicated that I was on-duty. This was last year and the app wouldn’t let me go on-duty. “You’re outside of our coverage area” See, Uber started accepting drivers but …

The Scammer Richard Thurman is Back!

As I wrote in mid-August of 2015, this guy really should be called out. I unsubscribed from his emails, reported them to Spam@UCE.gov and expected to never hear from the guy again. Well, he’s back folks! Evening time, Wednesday: The next morning: The Small Business Community Association (formally known as the Small Business Community Network) …

Instagram Aggressively Pushing Suggested Accounts

Related to my post from the 19th where I spoke about Instagram Ads, over the last 15 days, I’ve been asked to follow close to 100 people every 2 days which further backs up my point that if you don’t have a social graph, Facebook can’t deliver ads to you. They’re not currently mining hashtags …

The end of MacRumors

A few months ago, I complained to MacRumors editors that their site, originally published by Arn, who used to regularly attend my Macworld parties and was an insanely good guy but even better at sniffing out Apple rumors and verifying them is no longer a rumor site. Every 7-10 days, a new rumor is posted …

Where is the RSS Feed for “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee”?

A new season of my favorite web-series…probably the only web series I look forward to every year has started. Honestly, most web-series’ are absolutely crap. This one is pretty good. I like comedians, I like Jerry Seinfeld and I like classic cars. I went to the website and there are a few links: https://www.facebook.com/JerrySeinfeld/ https://twitter.com/JerrySeinfeld …

Rants: Microsoft Excel is still Single-Threaded

This is not a new topic on my blog. Today, I’m trying to open, save and edit three documents that are each 50 megabytes in size. My MacBook Pro has 4 physical cores running at a base 2.6Ghz and 4 logical cores (via Intel Hyperthreading) yet Microsoft Excel still only uses one of those cores …

Reason #501 that I really hate Craigslist

I’m selling a drone on craigslist. It was $1500 new and I’m asking $700 for it. Here are some of the emails I’ve received from potential buyers (aka cheep non-serious people) James Klimavich, “Would you take payments of 600.00 a month I have the first payment now”  another: “you can buy it new for 1250 with …