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IMPORTANT! Coldstreams.com #IOT blog is migrating to WordPress.com hosting!

IMPORTANT! Coldstreams.com #IOT blog is migrating to WordPress.com hosting!

Coldstreams.com will automatically redirect to https://coldstreams.wordpress.com If you read this blog directly or via Facebook, Twitter or Tumblr, you do not need to do anything any differently. BUT! If you subscribe to posts by email, you will need to click on the Follow by email button at the new web site as the email subscriptions do not transfer over. RSS: If you views this web site using an RSS newsreader, you will need to use...

Coldstreams.com is migrating to WordPress.com

Coldstreams.com is migrating to WordPress.com

I will be migrating this blog from self hosting on my virtual server to using WordPress.com. I have already done most of the set up on WordPress and you can see the preliminary web site at https://coldstreams.com/wordpress.com I plan to set up a server “redirect” so if you access coldstreams.com you will automatically load the coldstreams.wordpress.com web page. I could set this up so that coldstreams.com points directly to the new URL, however, that method...

https now fully implemented on coldstreams.com

https now fully implemented on coldstreams.com

I set up https (secure web access) earlier in March but a few items on the page were still going through http (not secure). I found those items and have fixed them so the page is now fully secured. When https is in use, the ISP sees only the IP address for coldstreams.com. The remainder of the URL, such as coldstreams.com/somepagereference.html is transmitted securely. That means the ISP will not know the specific page you...

“Study: Social media users shy away from opinions” 0

“Study: Social media users shy away from opinions”

Study: Social media users shy away from opinions | Technology | KATU.com – Portland News, Sports, Traffic Weather and Breaking News – Portland, Oregon. Study suggests people post what they expect their followers to agree with – in other words, Facebook becomes an echo chamber that stifles discussion and debate. Few people will challenge their “friends” when there are different interpretations or even when the facts are completely wrong. A side effect is that people...

Did Newsweek really find Bitcoin inventor Satoshi Nakamoto? 0

Did Newsweek really find Bitcoin inventor Satoshi Nakamoto?

Newsweek has posted a cover story by Leah McGrath Goodman, claiming to have located the inventor of Bitcoin, publishing a photo of his house and his car license plate. Goodman ties together weak correlations with one almost fact – saying the individual said “I no longer have any connection” when she allegedly asked him about Bitcoin. But the individual said he was misunderstood, saying his answer was in reference to no longer being involved in...

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