My new website went live

Yesterday I launched a brand new design for my main website at kareldonk.com. It was long overdue considering that the previous design was launched all the way back in May of 2011. Read more »

Persuasion, Influencing and Selling are Mind Manipulation

Mind manipulation is deeply ingrained in our societies around the world as a result of thousands of years of deliberate effort and policy. Read more »

Facebook Created a Censorship Tool

Well, well, well. A very interesting article was published on the New York Times website yesterday confirming much of what I recently blogged about. Read more »

On the Facebook 30-Day Ban and Censorship

This week I got temporarily banned, again, for 30 days on Facebook after someone apparently reported a comment I had published below a friend’s post. Read more »

What we’ve learned from Tay, Microsoft’s Chatbot

Microsoft Research launched a chatbot on Twitter called Tay on the 25th of March 2016 and had to take it down just two days after that because the AI (artificial intelligence) behind the chatbot had become very offensive. Read more »

Hello from HTTPS, thanks to Let’s Encrypt

I spent the past weekend implementing HTTPS for my main websites, including this blog, and am glad to report that everything seems to have gone well. Read more »

Adolf Hitler and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom: useAutoBahn = true

Earlier this week I had a problem when using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. Lightroom would freeze every time I went from the Library module into the Develop module, and sometimes when I switched photos in the Develop module. Read more »

Preview WMF and EMF images in Windows File Explorer

A few weeks ago I was browsing through some old clip art folders containing Windows Meta File (WMF) images and noticed that I couldn’t view thumbnails for these images in Windows File Explorer. Read more »

Xbox One Sucks: Why Don Mattrick can SUCK MY COCK

After having already ruined Microsoft Flight Simulator — one of the biggest franchises in PC gaming history — the Interactive Entertainment Business Division at Microsoft is at it again. Read more »

The Pirate Bay Away From Keyboard

Back in 2006 I recommended watching a movie titled “Steal This Film,” which is about file sharing on the Internet centering around the popular website The Pirate Bay. Read more »
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