[–] Elbower_of_Quants 0 points 10 points (+10|-0) ago  (edited ago)

Farah writes this like Google's bullshit is something new. A shining new horizon of software engineering hell just revealed. Stop it, Farah. You knew Google was shit years ago. Evidently you didn't have the fucking guts to consistently make a point about it then. The only thing special about the current Google cancer is that you can get on a radar with the rest of the right-wing dummy media mouthers who will NEVER take their asses off the Google properties.

[–] Shek31m3n69502187 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Have you seen the Circle? If not I would seriously recommend it. Tell me if by the end of this romantic comedy you are not terrified. Truth is I use Google products too, and have since the website came out. But I also do not want them to gain the power & control they seek because that reality would be utterly horrifying.

[–] phillyjoe 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago 

So over the last week I shut off my Android and got a Windows Phone. I need a smart phone for work, so going with nothing isn't an option.

Instead of using the "free" tier of stuff I'm paying for Office/Email .

I've been moving accounts all week out of Gmail.

It sucks when you are a tech worker, but I have to hope this is moving me out of the Google sphere.

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[–] phillyjoe 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

It's all sucky, especially when you think about the intel/amd chips with built in backdoors and the rest of the bullshit.

I've been looking for a MIPS or ARM board to replace my PC with. I'd go with BSD, I don't trust anything the NSA approves, and boy do they love linux

[–] voats4goats 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Get out of my head dammit. I was thinking of getting a Nokia 930 myself. Tired of this uncanniness in advertising bullshit.

[–] vulkan_ass_smack 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

If you absolutely have to have a smart phone it being obsolete "junk" is a good thing. If you can snag an "unsupported" 8.1 phone it won't have telemetry and still have the amazing built in apps like HERE+ etc. and also telegram still works and a few others.

Apps are a fucking meme anyways and almost always timesink trash

Also, FUCK Windows 10 though stay far away from that. Also I do not trust for even one fucking second that any of the custom roms are truly de-googled. That is their bread and butter... there is no way some nerds managed to actually de-google the base rom.

[–] phillyjoe 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

They are obsolete junk now. Get the 950xl or the Hzp Elite x3.

Both in great condition should be under $200

I got my 1520 for $40 since it was on 8.something. I just wiped it, and put in my 128MB flash chip, and formatted it. No Google for me!

[–] Shek31m3n69502187 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Do you mean you literally can't go to work without a smartphone? Don't you have a PC for that? As for communicating shouldn't walkue-talkies be available? Are you sure you even deserve that job?

[–] phillyjoe 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Yes I cannot literally work.

How does one get to the point of even logging in, without biometrics, passwords and 2fA?

Sorry, bub, I don't work on construction sites.

IREngineer

[–] Ghetto_Shitlord 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

It's for when you're not at work, and something shit the bed. This is common for higher level positions.

[–] blkadder 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

Two truths and an ad.

[–] illustrateyourworld 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

But...but...their motto is 'do no evil', so they must be good? right? huh? Fuck off.

[–] thebearfromstartrack 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

What did they do with giant box they built in San Fran Bay some years ago?

[–] SFB_Addict 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

We live in the age of digital slavery where YOU('re info is) are sold.

[–] tuxedojacob 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Google - not even once. I'm still trying to de-google for the last 3 years...

[–] GoldShekelSteinBerg 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Maybe WND should fix their shitty site, so you can read it on mobile.

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