After spending five weeks in a row at home, I’ve got this year’s last big trip coming up: Saturday night, I depart for Web Summit. The last time I was in Lisbon for a national election, things did not go so well; please do better next week, America.
10/23/2018: Don’t want Facebook up in your business? Here’s how to cut social networks from signons, USA Today
I wrote this column not long after Facebook revealed its most serious data breach yet, but for reasons unclear to me but most likely related to “everybody’s overworked in journalism,” it did not run until this week.
10/23/2018: Why you shouldn’t replace your cable internet with wireless, Yahoo Finance
I’ve covered the issue of whether you can replace a wired broadband connection with mobile broadband before, but this post brought a couple of extra wrinkles: AT&T and T-Mobile closing loopholes that had allowed unlimited tethering, and the testimony of somebody who’s gone a few years relying only on mobile broadband.