Faith and Religion, Life Skills, Technology

Healthy Biblical Position on Privacy and Security

Second revision: March 17, 2016 The other day I indicated to a Bible-believer friend that I would prefer to only communicate with this person (and everyone else) by means of Telegram or secured email, rather than SMS messaging or totally unsecured email.  To my surprise, this person replied back that they were ‘unsure of their biblical position on privacy’. Being…

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Life Skills

Life Hack: Using Clips to Improve Your Life

I don’t usually find a lot of videos that have a wide appeal, but this bad-boy is really good.  Except for his use of unsafe technology (apple) in his demo and their nasty proprietary adaptors, this is a very inspiring and useful video. USEFUL VIDEO TO USE CLIPS EVERY DAY I had some challenges replicating his ear-bud trick because my…

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Business, Freedom and Privacy, Technology, Ubuntu

Is Gmail Safe to use ‘Just for Business’?

No.  Google is *not* safe to use ‘just for business’, I confirmed clearly today. About seven or eight years ago when I moved my whole life over from proprietary operating systems to Ubuntu, I was still using services like Gmail, Google search engine, Twitter, and a few other ‘services’ like these every day within the Ubuntu environment.  Thankfully, I had…

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Technology

How to Install Telegram on Cyanogenmod

If you were following my other post this week, you’ll see that I’ve had to take a short trip away from ubuntu phone while a few kinks are ironed out.  I had started down this journey thinking that I would just install Cyanogenmod and then download a few apps from google play and then kill the connection to the mothership.…

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Faith, Faith and Religion, Parenting

Should Yoga be Taught in BC Public Schools?

UPDATES: RESPONSES below added     The following is a real dialogue between a British Columbia parent who didn’t like the idea of their child doing yoga without their permission in what they thought was a secular school.  Note that the parent received no further communication after sending their time-consuming response below: Original Email written by Teacher to Parent Mrs.…

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Faith, Faith and Religion, Humour

The Best Way to Flee Naked

I love God’s word.  All of it.  Some of it, I will indeed be asking Him directly about one day for the full revelation but for now, while I’m sporting my patented Glasses Darkly,  I only get a little glimpse. Today I was reading this unique chunk of spiritual revelation.  It occurred seconds after Jesus was betrayed by Judas and…

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