Of course, if you are an Amazon Prime member, you are used to free shipping, free returns, good prices, and almost instant refunds into your account. But here's two other freebies that are incredible.
1. Like Netflix, Amazon offers TV shows and movies. Recently, I learned of the show The Americans. I loved it and started binge watching it for free! Just one step closer to pulling the cable plug.
2. People love Spotify and Pandora. However, again for free, Amazon Music provides almost every song ever sung (a slight exaggeration). One of my favorite musicians is Joe Bonamassa. He just came out with a new album (see below). I assumed that it would not be available for free on Amazon. My assumption was wrong. So, for free, I have Joe's brand new album ... along with 10,000+ free songs.
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That's the title of an article I was reading in USA Today. One of its suggestions: check the App Settings to observe which ones are following you. So I did. To my surprise there were 189. The question to pose is: What are these apps tracking and who has access to this information? My answer: "I have no fu$@&*^# clue. However, I did delete every app on the list.
While I often repeat Scott McNealy's observation from many years ago: "You have no privacy. Get over it", it is troubling to realize that we are "economic units" to these companies. And, we have zero privacy.
Forget about the NSA. Compared to Facebook, Google, Amazon, and others, the NSA is a bunch of amateurs. Should we worry about this invasion of privacy? I think so. In your mind, fast-forward about ten years. The technological invasion of privacy will only get much more sophisticated and invasive.
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... 120 years and see what a calculator looked like. After watching this video, just imagine what technology will be like in 2135!
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