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Review: World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech — The Domain for Truth

A weekend non-fiction fun read as a break from heavy theological reading: Because Pastors need a break also! Franklin Foer.  World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech. New York, NY: The Penguin Press, September 12th 2017. 272 pp. 4 out … Continue reading

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Ancestry Will Discontinue AncestryDNA Health Tests – January 15, 2021

Standard Disclaimer: I am not a medical health professional and any comments I post are not intended, nor should they be construed, as medical advice. It’s important to understand that having markers is not a guarantee of getting a medical … Continue reading

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On Amazon, Removing Lot of Authors I Follow – January 8, 2021

I spent a while removing a lot of authors I follow on Amazon. It’s taking a while as it’s a slow process. Much slower than adding them in the first place. I made the unwise decision to follow most of … Continue reading

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If You Are an Author with a Blog, Please Keep the Blog Updated Regularly – January 4, 2021

I was following an author. They last updated their blog over a year ago and indicated the book would be released by Christmas 2019. That was the last update to the blog until a recent update where they made it … Continue reading

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FamilyTree DNA Sale Ends Today, But New Sale Starts Tomorrow – December 27, 2020

I noticed someone in a social media group posted that FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) sale ends January 3, 2021 instead of today. She had contacted FTDNA and was told a new sale starts tomorrow. No word on how the sale will … Continue reading

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DNA Testing Fills in Gaps for Adult Adoptees – 23andMe DNA Saturdays November 28, 2020

I saw this recently on 23andMe’s blog – DNA Testing Fills in Gaps for Adult Adoptees: https://blog.23andme.com/ancestry-reports/dna-testing-for-adoptees/ and thought it was a good post for this week’s DNA Saturdays post. It’s a longer article, but thought this portion was a … Continue reading

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Didn’t Do Any Black Friday Shopping – November 27, 2020

I didn’t have too much extra money and from what I read in the local newspaper, Black Friday was a bust locally in person. A lot of people did what I have been doing for several years – online shopping. … Continue reading

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Update Warning Against Not Clearly Marking Affiliate Links – November 21, 2020

This is an update to a post from December 2018 – Warning Against Not Clearly Marking Affiliate Links and a follow-up to my last post – Authors Who Use Beta Readers or Provide Advanced Reader Copies and the FTC – … Continue reading

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Authors Who Use Beta Readers or Provide Advanced Reader Copies and the FTC – November 21, 2020

I receive a lot of e-mails from authors looking for Beta Readers or Advanced Reader Copy (ARC). What all of them fail to do is to adhere to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) guidelines – https://www.ftc.gov/tips-advice/business-center/guidance/ftcs-endorsement-guides-what-people-are-asking. There’s a section on authors: … Continue reading

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Sale Pricing Between 23andMe Basic Kit and Health Kit Makes No Sense – November 20, 2020

If you watch my regular DNA sale updates – Current DNA Sales November 20, 2020, one thing that doesn’t make sense to me is either 23andMe or Amazon prices. Given the disparity in non-sale prices $99.00 for basic and $199.00 … Continue reading

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