Articles tagged with virus
The New Criminal Elderly
Stay Inside! With coronavirus around, the elderly (which apparently includes me, though I don't feel I have got to that stage yet) are being told to stay inside, along with people whose immune systems are weakened, for instance people with diabetes, cance
AntiVirus dealing with Fake Browser Pages
Annoying Fake Browser Pages Recently, an annoying fake browser page trying to get people to update their Adobe Reader program has been appearing. Apparently it comes in as an advertisement through the advertising companies but takes over the page and will
Science Fiction Short Story Review: "Pandemic" by Jesse F. Bone
Research pathologist Dr. Walter Kramer is hiring another new assistant. It’s not his pipe that’s driving them away. Thurston’s disease has wiped out nearly one billion of the three billion people on the planet. It’s particularly har
Keylogger Software is Bad News for Time Wasters
Keylogging to most people means malicious software installed covertly to extract sensitive information such as passwords, bank account or card numbers. To an employer, however, #surveillance by means of a #keylogger can be a way to monitor employee produc
Horror Movie Review – The Bay
2012 – Spoiler alerts A genuinely scary entry in the found footage horror genre with a powerful, credible environmental disaster theme, and a few clever make you jump moments. A relatively unknown cast help to create the documentary
That virus... Three days without PersonaPaper!
And I am not talking about any kind of internet or computer virus! But about a stomach virus that produced stomachache and a total necessity of doing absolutely nothing. I even thought I could use my smartphone... No way. Just a hot water bottle on my poor
Seems Like There Were Some Problems Earlier?
I have been trying to open Persona since this morning. I was able to #interact a little bu then later I kept getting #error or page would not open. I thought it was my #browser or my laptop. So I scanned my #laptop, #restarted and tried again. This time i
Just Another Poetry Attempt; 'Prosperity'
It's been awhile since I've tried any poetry and I wanted to just spring this on you but, the character count wasn't right. So, apparently, we poets also need to add some sort of greeting or salutation upon our works, as well? So be it, then. Let's all #sp
Summer TV: Post-Apocalyptic Shows Rule
It seems the post-apocalyptic scenario is a popular with TV viewers for summer 2014. TNT's The Last Ship is now sitting comfortably in third place for July ratings, while Falling Skies comes in at fourth. CBS offers up a second season of Under the Dome; Sy
My Addiction To Horror
There are a lot of you out there who don't like or outright hate the horror genre. You wonder about and question those of us who do. While I would never try to force my tastes onto someone else, I feel the need to explain a few things. I warn you, this cou
Labels, Buzzwords, and Marketing Garbage
I've written and talked about this kind of thing many times over the years. How certain words and phrases get annexed by advertisers and corporations for their own ends. Next thing you know, a word or phrase has grown out of proportion until it's