News and Links

I use this Twitter account and this Facebook page to share news and tech news articles from around the web that I think are important or find interesting. The feed below is from the Facebook page.

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Kevin's News Links5 days ago
"...when safe infrastructure exists virtually all cyclists use it."

Letter to the Editor – Cyclists have same rights and duties as motorists https://kevinsnewslinks.co/CyclistsAndMotorists
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Kevin's News Links5 days ago
"...to protect her money, she had to transfer her savings to secure gift cards."

The moment you hear that, it's a scam. Hang up.

Numbers and Caller ID can be spoofed (faked). Hang up, look up the number for the real RCMP (NOT 911), and call them to ask if they just called you..

Cornwall, Ont., woman loses life savings to terrifying 'SIN scam'
https://kevinsnewslinks.co/SINNumberRCMPScam
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Kevin's News Links7 days ago
I love this piece so much!

You won’t believe how far into this ‘millennial homeowner’ piece it takes for us to mention their inheritance! https://kevinsnewslinks.co/MillennialHomeowner
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Kevin's News Links1 week ago
I agree with everything said here. The same can be said for low-income housing. People are all for it until it's built in their neighborhood.

Letter to the Editor – NIMBYism alive and well in the Comox Valley https://kevinsnewslinks.co/ComoxValleyNIMBYism
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Kevin's News Links1 week ago
Excellent work here by Kim Brunhuber explaining why excessive ground water use can be a very bad thing.

Parts of California sinking because of water use https://kevinslinks.com/CaliforniaSinking
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Parts of California sinking because of water use
California’s farm country is sinking because water has been pumped out of the ground for more than a century. To read more: http://cbc.ca/1.5286248 Welcome t...
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Kevin's News Links1 week ago
It's not a critical feature, but I have used it occasionally. Can't be costing Google much to keep it going. But they decided to kill it anyway.

Google Quietly Kills Cloud Print https://kevinsnewslinks.co/GoogleKillsCloudPrint2020