Dennis O'Reilly


Dennis O’Reilly has been writing about personal technology since microfiche and ROM readers roamed the Earth. He spends his leisure hours wondering how all these strange names got into his contact lists. When not in front of a computer he can be found riding his heavy-duty Schwinn bicycle at a steady 7.5 miles an hour along the backroads of Sonoma County.

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Government Privacy Threats
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,240. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Internet / security, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Law enforcement
This Weekly Digest of posts from the Workers' Edge blog highlights the dangers posed by unfettered surveillance activities conducted by law enforcement and agencies at the local, state, and federal level. For example, who "owns" the videos and other private information collected by police and other government agencies? Hint: Government agencies can't be awarded copyrights.
Workers' Edge Guide to Contact Management
Price: Free! Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Desktop applications / email clients
This compendium of tips from CNET's Workers' Edge blog will help you consolidate, cleanse, and otherwise manipulate the contacts you've accumulated in Outlook, Gmail, Thunderbird, your iPhone, and elsewhere. Several free and low-cost contact-management utilities and Web services are put to the test. Say good-bye to outdated, incomplete, and duplicate address-book entries in all your contact lists.

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