Doc’s Place Fidonet Computer Bulletin Board System

doc's place bbs sysop view

Doc’s Place Computer Bulletin Board System (BBS) Fidonet Access Since 1991 and Still Going in 2018. No censorship with this network operated by hobbyists 😎 Before the net became a part of our lives there were bulletin board systems. Volunteer hobbyists ran BBSes on old slow personal computers. The Fidonet network soon followed. System operators (sysops) relayed public Echomail around the world. This process copied…

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Hootsuite Was My Favorite But I Switched to Buffer

Hootsuite or Buffer we chose Buffer

Hootsuite for many years was my favorite social media sharing platform. But my recent negative experience led me to Buffer who blows Hootsuite away! 😉 An old tightwad, I’ve used their free account to social share to three platforms. But recently after adding another blog and setting up it’s Facebook, Google Plus, and Twitter acts, i needed to upgrade my plan. The adventure began as…

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Meghan Markle Family Feud or Upcoming Royal Scandal

meghan markle suits

According to Meghan Markle’s half brother Thomas Markle Jr warned 33-year-old Prince Harry to cancel the May 19 marriage with the USA Network ‘Suits’ actress. Mr. Markle slammed the suits actor. He insisted that 36 year-old Meghan is a jaded, shallow, conceited woman that will make a joke of you and the royal family heritage. Thomas Markle’s letter shared with In Touch magazine reads: As…

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Google Account History HUGE Compared To Facebook

Google Account Data Collection Retention

Your Google account usage could be HUGE compared to what Facebook collected on it’s members. The only difference is Google does not profit by selling members data. But no doubt uses it to target members with ads and for other purposes. There is a web developer in Ireland who was curious what Google had collected about him. So he downloaded a copy of his Google…

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Forum Timeline Of Personal Electronic Communications

We’ve came a long way since the 1st computer bulletin board system in the 80’s. Bulletin boards were taken over by Internet forum’s. Then along came Facebook that turned internet forum’s into ghost towns. It’s time to step back and look what has happened to our lives since then, and find new places to hang out online. The recent revelations that Facebook was mining and…

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Terror Attack In Las Vegas NV 50 Including Shooter Dead

Route 91 Harvest Festival Stephen Paddock Shooter

Terrorist attack in Las Vegas kills at least 50 concertgoers. Stephen Paddock fired into the Route 91 Harvest Festival an outdoors concert from the 32nd floor of Mandalay Bay Hotel. Many other concertgoers were wounded. Police are looking for an Asian accomplice who earlier shouted “everyone is going to die.” Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said the dead gunman Stephen Paddock is believed to have…

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Was Alejandro Villanueva Threatened By Coach Mike Tomlin Or The NFL

Alejandro Villanueva

Alejandro Villanueva apologizes to Mike Tomlin and his teammates for ‘throwing them under the bus‘. But was his apology speech made under duress? Many are thinking coach Mike Tomlin threatened him with termination of his contract. The NFL may have played it’s part in this flip-flop where big money is king! Alejandro Villanueva, a Steelers lineman and U.S. Army veteran, was pictured standing alone before…

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Experian Offering Free Dark Web Email Scan Complete With Targeted Ads

Experian Terms Of Service

Experian is running ads saying “Email addresses are being sold on the Dark Web. Scan and see if yours is one of them.” Considering Equifax was Hacked recently the offer sounds promising. But Experian’s FREE email scan and report has Targeted Advertising stipulation consumers should be aware of. 🙁 However after clicking the ad link prospective consumers are presented with Experian’s terms of service. Did…

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Facebook Security And Privacy Better Cover Your Butt

Facebook Privacy Settings

Facebook is a good place to connect with Family and Trusted Friends. But there is a dark side to the social media site folks should be aware of 😥 Data Retention: Facebook compiles what’s known as a Dossier on it’s members, that they are very secretive of. It was a security vulnerability that exposed what they were doing behind their members backs. Everything on Facebook…

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American Airlines Flight 591 Attendant Challenges Passenger To Fight

American Airlines Flight Attendant Challenges Passenger Into Fight

Chaos ensued on American Airlines Flight 591 Friday night. A flight attendant struck the mother of twins struggling for control of a stroller. Then challenged passenger who stuck up for crying woman into fight. Video of the incident in which the woman was forced off the plane was taken by passenger Surain Adyanthaya, who was outraged at what he saw as the plane was boarding…

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