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The Brief Life of a Homeless Encampment

The life of a homeless encampment can be brief.

Consider Village of Hope, a fledgling homeless village that popped up in a remote, woodsy area of Portland in late January. 153 more words


Alzheimer's and Becoming Catholic

A woman suffering from moderate Alzheimer’s began attending RCIA. She is a baptized non-Catholic. She lived with her son (a Catholic) who diligently brought her classes. 988 more words

Liturgical Law

Cambridge Analytica CEO Andrew Nix has been suspended

(Source: techcrunch.com)

Andrew Nix, the CEO of the London-based voter profiling company Cambridge Analytica — which harvested private information from more than 50 million Facebook users without their permission to analyze their voter behavior — has been suspended from his job. 574 more words


Bomb hoax targeting schools

If I had a separate category for ‘miscellaneous extortion’ this hoax might belong there. Not just a hoax, but one that centres on extortion, though it looks as if the point is to embarrass/harass the apparent sender of the extortion email (the Michigan company VELT)  rather than actually make a direct profit from extortion. 76 more words


If it wasn't for Real Life...

As my last remaining reader knows, I moved to a new corp “Anomalous Existence” and am happy as a clam in this outfit. They are small enough to know all the guys and gals but big enough that stuff goes down all the time.  295 more words

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The Dark Side

Every now and then, we are expected to be courteous to one another. It is “important” to be so, it is said. However, every grown person probably knows that some people in their lives are less than likely to be civil. 678 more words


Guardian: Cambridge Analytica - The Wylie reveal

Christopher Wylie, who worked for data firm Cambridge Analytica, reveals how personal information was taken withoutauthorisation in early 2014 to build a system that could profile individual US voters in order to target them with personalised political advertisements.

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