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Nobody wants to diet they people diet because they have to

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Do you know what I like about dieting? Nothing. Absolutely nothing. All of the foods that you like to eat have a certain percentage of sugar, carbs, or something else to make them taste good. Diets suck! The reason companies add sugar to everything is the fact that people don't like to eat cardboard! Food that is bad for you really does taste good and food that is good for you tastes bad, because it doesn't have the sugar, carbs, and preservatives that make it taste good.

Check out this example.

My wife and I are at a restaurant and looking over the menu.

My wife asks me, "Honey, do you see anything that looks good?"

I respond, "Everything on the menu looks good, but none of it I can have. I'm trying out a diet for the New Year."

"What can you have on your diet?"

"Things that taste like crap."

"Tell me how you really feel."

The waiter comes over and asks, "Do you have any questions."

"Yeah. I have some quest…

Publishing, Privacy, and PII: The Dark Side of Social Media

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Publishing, Privacy, and PII: The Dark Side of Social Media
Social Media is a great way for friends and family to connect. It is a great way to "get the word out" to others. It is also a place where, so many times, people get Personally Identifiable Information (PII) about others. PII comes in many forms like a social number, drivers license, or other forms of identification which describes who you are. What do others feel about this subject? How much information is too much information to publish online? That is what we are talking about on the blog.

According to the Pew Research Center: "
People like and use social media for several reasons
About seven-in-ten American adults (69%) now report they use some kind of social media platform (not including YouTube) – a nearly fourteenfold increase since Pew Research Center first started asking about the phenomenon. The growth has come across all demographic groups and includes 37% of those ages 65 and older. Teenagers are es…