You don't have to give up anonymity, at least not according to the io9 people (the sci-fi site under the Gawker umbrella). They are encouraging everyone to just create a throw-away twitter account that is only used at io9. Whether this is acceptable to twitter may be another story...
You lost me when you linked to WND. If you've got other sources, I'd be glad to see 'em.
I think the "compensation" referred to in the OP is not overtime pay, but better benefits, higher salaries, bonuses, etc. i.e. if you work 80 hours a week, it'll be worth your while. If the OP did not mean that, then they should've.
I know it is trendy & hip to not spank your children and I disagree with that -- I do spank my children on occasion and I can usually tell - from the behavior of other kids in their classes - which parents don't
I believe that was his point.
If you block facebook.com and fbcdn.com, then you cannot use Facebook. Using these plugins or smart adblocking filters, you can still use Facebook, but stop Facebook from tracking you on non-Facebook pages.
Even better: update your adblock plus lists to include the URL
This list will block (or attempt to block) all third-party "Social" sites' widgets on pages not owned by the parties themselves. To install, find the add new subscription field fo AdBlock plus and paste in the URL above. Details for Chrome (but work for AdBlock plus in any browser) here:
If you use ad-block add the following rule to get rid of Facebook widgets on non-Facebook sites:
This can be done for any annoying thrid-party site:
I did this with a few (very) fast pigeons and lots of bird seed. I just ran a cron'd rsync over the RFC 1149 protocol.
Cleverbot? Is that you?
.'' Oops. Looks like there's a little bit of egg on the movie studios' faces!"
The movie studios do not care that the MPAA looks like goons and everyone hates them. That's what the MPAA was created to do and that's why the studio keep them funded: they take all the bad PR on behalf of the studios. They are a front to take the bad PR.
From the Adblock Chrome website:
New in version 2.0: Ads are blocked from downloading, instead of just being removed after the fact!
X windows machines, Y Mac machines, Z Unix machines all controlled by a single keyboard and mouse with no extra hardware or cables. Sound useful now?
I'm going to get sucked in eventually anyway (other people posting photos of me, etc). Might as well stake my claim so I can better control it once it happens. Best offense is a good defense, &c.
I don't plan on using it, but I registered a few accounts preemptively. I've got a few people in the world with the same name and when other search for it, I don't want them confusing the other person with me. I can use the Google+ accounts to link to my preferred on-line presence.