trademarq

official blog of marquis montgomery: complete with notes, rants, reviews, tips, and tricks.

Kevin Spacey Reminds Us (and Apple) That TV Execs Are Doofuses video

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One of the mantras of the rumored Apple TV project is that Apple will somehow, through its vision, talent, customer focus and technical expertise give TV viewing customers what they want. Freedom, control and great stories.

http://www.macobserver.com/tmo/cool_stuff_found/post/kevin-spacey-reminds-us-and-apple-that-tv-execs-are-doofuses

http://www.macobserver.com/tmo/cool_stuff_found/post/kevin-spacey-reminds-us-and-apple-that-tv-execs-are-doofuses

Letter to President Obama on Surveillance and Freedom

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My name is Ben Adida. I am 36, married, two kids, working in Silicon Valley as a software engineer with a strong background in security. I’ve worked on the security of voting systems and health systems, on web browsers and payment systems.

http://benlog.com/2013/08/19/letter-to-president-obama-on-surveillance-and-freedom/

http://benlog.com/2013/08/19/letter-to-president-obama-on-surveillance-and-freedom/

Replace Dropbox with BitTorrent Sync and a Raspberry Pi

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Notes Everywhere source I like to take long running notes, jotting down an idea here and there when one pops up. I never know which devices I will have with me, so I like to have these notes synced across all of them.

http://jack.minardi.org/raspberry_pi/replace-dropbox-with-bittorrent-sync-and-a-raspberry-pi/

http://jack.minardi.org/raspberry_pi/replace-dropbox-with-bittorrent-sync-and-a-raspberry-pi/

Texas Trooper Shoves 74-Year-Old Then Arrests Her For Felony Assault When She Hits Him With Her Purse

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On what was presumably a hot, sweltering night in the nation’s Texas’ capital, a senator’s epic filibuster temporarily derailed an abortion bill. This all went far from smoothly as time stamps were changed post-vote, Lt. Gov.

http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20130702/13385923696/texas-trooper-shoves-74-year-old-then-arrests-her-felony-assault-when-she-hits-him-with-her-purse.shtml

http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20130702/13385923696/texas-trooper-shoves-74-year-old-then-arrests-her-felony-assault-when-she-hits-him-with-her-purse.shtml

How to Opt Out from AT&T Tracking Your Cellphone Activity

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AT&T is now collecting anonymous information about your account for external marketing and analytics. By default you’re opting into the tracking, but it’s easy to opt out.

http://lifehacker.com/how-to-opt-out-from-at-t-tracking-your-cellphone-activi-705330786

http://lifehacker.com/how-to-opt-out-from-at-t-tracking-your-cellphone-activi-705330786