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“These Toys Don’t Just Listen To Your Kid; They Send What They Hear To A Defense Contractor”

“These Toys Don’t Just Listen To Your Kid; They Send what They Hear To A Defense Contractor”by Consumerist"Kids say a lot of random, unsolicited, or just plain personal things to their toys while playing. When that toy is stuffed with just...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Dec 6, 2016

Why is the Authors Guild so Mad at Google Books?

I’ve written before about the Authors Guild of the U.S.A.—rather critical articles—seems they’re organized more to favor the legacy publishers than the authors…  The Guild’s latest outrage is directed against Goog...
by Notes from An Alien on Oct 21, 2015

So, What’s Up with the Authors Guild and Google Books?

I’ve written before about the Authors Guild of the U.S.A.—rather critical articles—seems they’re organized more to favor the legacy publishers than the authors…  The Guild’s latest outrage is directed against Goog...
by Notes from An Alien on Oct 21, 2015

Consumerist Christian?

Banksy’s picture “Christ with Shopping Bags” has been on my mind recently. I came across it over some further reading after a lecture at college on worship. It seems to me that Christians become consumerists when: They go to church...
by DeanRoberts.Net on Oct 28, 2014

Best Buy Mobile is the iPad Santa, a customer receives a box of five when ordered one, and is told to keep them all!

A Customer ordered an Apple iPad for Christmas from Best Buy. Instead, the box that arrived contained five tablets. After some cross check she found out that the error was made by Best Buy, and sent a letter to the electronics retailer informing them...
by Tech Buzzers on Dec 9, 2012


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