New Creek PSD and Keyser agree on Payment

A few months ago I visited Commissioner Jerry Whisner at a meeting to question New Creek Public Service District’s latest debts and why they have yet to settle. Also, why not simply merge with Keyser? Today I’m happy to read they’ve (Keyser and NCPSD) have reached an agreement. While merging was not favorable to NCPSD, … Read moreNew Creek PSD and Keyser agree on Payment

Harassment and Bullying of the Homeless (It’s a trend)

I would love to visit a few large cities to interview a few homeless individuals. Help me with this mission by donating (click here). Around the world there is an attack on the homeless and I am not sure why. I’ll admit every so often you do run across someone you should avoid at all … Read moreHarassment and Bullying of the Homeless (It’s a trend)

Cryptocurrency Market Indexer 0.1.6 to 0.2.7!

So after a few more hack-ups in the editor, I made several improvements to CMI since 0.1.6, namely the design, history and coin logos. Data is still provided by Coin Gecko, so that is mostly why the coin logo package is easily obtainable. Upgrade instructions can be found here on the CMI GitHub wiki. Coin … Read moreCryptocurrency Market Indexer 0.1.6 to 0.2.7!

Forget defamation, don’t bring kids into political attacks (Candidate Sheriff Baniak’s deleted content)

Here at Pirate Things, if you haven’t noticed, it’s about privacy, freedom and balance. All three of those things are included in this article relating to a recent political spat between two local candidates – Or, I should say with one candidate. This article/post was produced to resurface the content that should be viewable by … Read moreForget defamation, don’t bring kids into political attacks (Candidate Sheriff Baniak’s deleted content)

The “Laser” attack against Home Assistant devices is here

It’s here and how long has it been here? Who is to say. Given how quickly researchers picked this up is a safe bet it’s always been in place, but took matters of curiosity, time and money to pull it off. Kudos. Siri, Alexa, and Google Assistant are vulnerable to attacks that use lasers to … Read moreThe “Laser” attack against Home Assistant devices is here

“Social” Media: Known to create a rip in You (addiction?)

While you surf your feeds on Facebook, Twitter, once Google+, Reddit, whatever it could possibly be, some of us could be creating a feedback loop we crave far too often. I personally witness people “take breaks” from social media for bizarre reasons such as too much time on it, focusing on themselves, or general negativity. … Read more“Social” Media: Known to create a rip in You (addiction?)

The Science is in: Pollution is associated with psychiatric disorders

Did we really need a study for this? Of course, it has to be scientifically proven and not just emotional garble. The study executed in the United States and Denmark shows air pollution contributes to psychiatric disorders. In other words, keep the air fresh, bodies of water near and … you might be okay. Abstract: … Read moreThe Science is in: Pollution is associated with psychiatric disorders

Normalizing Privacy Invasion (Siri snooping will be off by default)

Or read title as Apple’s Siri to Stop Spying on You by Default This should not come as a surprise, but those big name companies have been spying on you this entire time, except various outlets don’t put it this way. Apple is “making a change” and “apologizes” for spying on users by default and … Read moreNormalizing Privacy Invasion (Siri snooping will be off by default)