Author Archives: Kevin Yaworski

About Kevin Yaworski

I use my blog to write about things that I think are a matter of public interest or that I think others will be interested in

Facebook removes 276 fake accounts linked to conservative group

Oct 8 2020 https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-facebook-removes-276-fake-accounts-linked-to-conservative-group/ The conservative / republican supporting group also had created fake accounts that were liberal or left leaning. Likely to create divisive posts and extreme left views that were false or misleading and not shared by majority … Continue reading

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MPI cancellation fees and their legislated monopoly

Here is some information about MPI cancellation fees and their legislated monopoly. Also if you ever have issues with MPI don’t always accept the initial response or even a supervisors whether it on the phone or in person. I went … Continue reading

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OxyContin maker Purdue nears guilty plea agreement in U.S. criminal probe

They only agreeing to pay the fines and compensation to victims families if they will not face the criminal charges related to the overdose deaths of almost .5 Million people in the US alone. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8814555/OxyContin-maker-Purdue-nears-guilty-plea-agreement-U-S-criminal-probe-sources.html Related Sackler family transferred $1.36 … Continue reading

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CPPIB’s fracking operation in U.S. raises questions

Oh Canada! How Canada’s largest pension fund is financing drilling along Colorado’s Front Range Colorado Independent By Daniel Glick, The Story Group -March 22, 2019 — For Globe and Mail subscribers CPPIB’s fracking operation in U.S. raises questions https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-cppibs-ownership-of-crestone-raises-questions/ PREVIEW … Continue reading

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‘Brainwashed’ podcast reveals the shocking true story behind a prolific conspiracy theory

https://www.cbc.ca/radio/podcastnews/brainwashed-podcast-reveals-the-shocking-true-story-behind-a-prolific-conspiracy-theory-1.5733067

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Apple location services causing network latency on WiFi with at least some Macbooks

Here is an issue with at least Mac OSX v10.13.4 and 10.14.1. Not sure if it affection iOS devices as well. The problem was still occuring on Mojave in 2018 but maybe fixed now. Macbook location services does a full … Continue reading

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5 Good Reasons to Spread Compost as a Part of Fall Lawn Care

One test if compost finished. Put three cups of compost in a sealed plastic bag. Let it stand overnight at room temperature. If the bag has expanded when you check in the morning, the compost is unfinished. Turn the pile … Continue reading

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$100,000 in bribes helped fraudulent Amazon sellers earn $100 million, DOJ says – Ars Technica

Looks like buyers need to be weary of even Amazon approved resellers at least in some categories. https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2020/09/doj-amazon-workers-took-bribes-to-reinstate-sellers-of-dangerous-products/

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Alberta RCMP charge driver allegedly sleeping in a self-driving, speeding Tesla on Highway 2

https://globalnews.ca/news/7340881/driver-sleeping-iself-driving-speeding-telsa-qeii/amp/ Not sure if they asleep or doing this for kicks as the officer claims the vehicle started to accelerate from about 140 to 150 once they put sirens on. Regardless a Tesla in autopilot mode checks for active driver … Continue reading

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Fossil fuel demand has likely hit its peak, BP says – Globe and Mail

Pumpjacks draw oil out of the ground near Olds, Alta., Thursday, July 16, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh Emma Graney Energy reporter Published September 14, 2020 For Subscribers Options to listen to or read article The article gives two different … Continue reading

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