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365 Project #128 4-7-8 Breath
I have a couple of anxiety disorders and have always suspected medication isn't the answer.  Since I have a lot of sensitivities, the odds that I would find something that would work without side effects is slim to none. For one thing, I tend to 'catastroph...
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you shared this video before, but it's good to be reminded about it.
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Wonder what this is about?  Anyone out there having this problem?
 
Dear Google, I don't know why you're blocking my email client from access to my primary email account while allowing access to my other two gmail accounts, especially given that I've made no recent changes to the settings on any of my accounts but ok, if I have to check my main email account with Firefox instead of Thunderbird, I'm ok with that. It would, however, be nice if you could make it a wee bit easier for me to archive important email on my hard drive, as I've always done (at least, up until a few days ago when you started blocking Thunderbird from access to that account).  I've just changed from Kunbutu to Debian and wasn't surprised to find that iceweasel is also blocked from access to that account. #gofigure
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Not us, but we only have two gmail accounts.
Might try an experiment later tonight.
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Too good!!!
Recently, I went pseudo Paleo. I say pseudo, because, like most things in my life, I've jumped in headfirst without putting any thought or research into it (this is also how I ended up taking a workout class called “Insanity.” Afterwards, I was drooling and delirious. So I guess it delivered).
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Paelo anything is suspect. So much pseudoscience has been ongoing in marketing.
Meanwhile, paleo in the real world is a lot different from what archeology teaches.
People back then, when we were starving, went for that which was available, saved that which was storeable in a leave and went on for more food.
Some paleo diets are meat only. Ignoring humans vs faster, stronger, sharper teeth, ignoring tusks, etc.
Reality is, we existed upon carbs, when possible, fruits when available, meat when we didn't get out-smelled, outheard, out sparse sensory information suggests alarm, not out-hunted.
Small hint, hunts do what they did, slim pickens.
I'll suggest to disprove some theories, Rabbit Starvation.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rabbit_starvation
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It rained again last night.
With the help of cowboys and law enforcement, the animals had to travel nine miles to escape the flooded land.
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You have time for this.  Happy Sunday.
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Love her music
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I've given up explaining to a few people who don't understand, "There is no privacy.  Use the tools, pay the price."  To me, it's worth it.  ;-)  I'm also fairly resistant to advertising, it's real hard to part me from the little money I've got.
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Google Photos and the Data Economy

The following article, while a bit cynical in tone, nonetheless makes a valuable point about the greatest economic shift in human history: data as currency.

While knowledge has always been power, it has never been so possible or profitable to try to "know everything about everything" as it is in the internet era. It is no exaggeration to suggest that even ordinary internet users enjoy, over their career as web users, content and services that in the pre internet era could have added up to millions of dollars or more. Google Search alone would cost more than the combined costs of every encyclopedia and dictionary in history

Instead, we pay (whether we know it or not) in the currency of our data. This can be personal data, the most valuable type, such as what products we buy, our marital status, which political parties we vote for, etc... Less dramatically, it can be the data we contribute to any system just by using it: every click or click back from or to a Google Search page trains the system to deliver better results.

Google has built an especially profitable business model by building great products that make us want to use them more and share more data. They then use this data to improve services, and to build advertising platforms where advertisers can target aggregate and anonymous audiences based on the data Google possesses. The advertiser never knows who they are targeting, as this way Google can resell access to their platform over and over again.

There are less honest data brokers who flat out sell you personally, selling a profile in your name on demand to advertisers. Because they can only sell each name against each targeting factor a single time, they are worth far less as businesses than the Googles or Facebooks who keep your profile a close guarded secret for their own benefit.

Understanding this Data Economy of the web, if anything, might further incline one to trust a few larger players, who while aggressively profiling users nonetheless keep those profiles well guarded, as opposed to the many smaller players who openly put a price on your name and information.

Google Photos, thus, may indeed and probably will be used in some indirect capacity to improve ad targeting and make Google more money, but one can hardly expect unlimited cloud storage and free cloud services like Google Photos Assistant without paying in some form of currency. There may be better options... but not many.
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+Lisa Miller tell me about it... i freaking despise FB
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Alright, now I gotta go blow my nose.   Must be allergies.
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365 Project #127 New Amp!
Don got a new Fender Mustang IIv2.  He loves the sound, the software not so much. The Linux version of the software, mustang-plug, has not been updated for v2.  The Fender Fuze plugin only runs on Windows Vista or newer machine and we don't own any flavor o...
Don got a new Fender Mustang IIv2.  He loves the sound, the software not so much. The Linux version of the software, mustang-plug, has not been updated for v2.  The Fender Fuze plugin only runs on Windows Vista or newer machi...
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Well, it's about time.
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Glad to see things are returning to normal. Hope you weather the troubles and are all back on your feet soon.
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365 Project #126 Road Closed
With the current flooding conditions in Texas, this is a fairly common sight.  Since the rains and flooding conditions have occurred I have yet to venture into unsafe conditions on the roads. I would like to thank the Texas Department of Transportation for ...
With the current flooding conditions in Texas, this is a fairly common sight.  Since the rains and flooding conditions have occurred I have yet to venture into unsafe conditions on the roads. I would like to thank the Texas...
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Good idea. Six inches of moving water can start forcing a car off of the road. At a foot, things get... Interesting and frequently fatal.

Water is a lot denser than a car and weighs a lot more, what seems like a puddle, when moving can make life extremely interesting and brief.
I far prefer life being boring and long.
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Heartbreaking news.  My sympathies to a family who has lost a lot.
Joseph "Beau" Biden III, an Iraq War veteran who served as the attorney general of Delaware and was a son of Vice President Joe Biden, has died.
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Very sad indeed.
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Awwww....
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Originator of the English Practice Hangouts and owner of the Language Practice Hangouts Community
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I love to create order from chaos, so my choice of housekeeping as a profession is satisfying on many levels.  I'm a lifelong learner and love trying out new, exciting technologies.

I was a beta-tester and started English Practice Hangouts in the earliest days of G+ to help students of English find a friendly, welcoming environment to practice their speaking skills.

Google+ is a passion because it is the only social network that encourages people to connect on a global, yet personal level.

I have multiple food, drug and chemical sensitivities which make my husband and me better cooks than we would have been otherwise, and accomplished at finding cleaner, simpler solutions to many daily tasks.  I created the Try This At Home Google+ Page to share some of my favorite tips, recipes and techniques.

My husband and I have a personal website at don-guitar.com .  We write a monthly Ezine, check it out.  Here's my blog, The Don And Lisa Show and the web page of one of our bands, Play It Again.


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