Monthly Archives: January 2016

Boycott Samsung

Samsung TVs analyzes what you watch and serves you ads based on it. They actually put image and sound recognition software in the TV, use it to match what you are viewing against a database, and serve you ads based on what you are watching. We are talking about showing you ads on $1000+ TVs that you paid for, and that revenue goes to Samsung, not the content creator.

Please do NOT support Samsung, stop buying their shit

If you do have one of these TVs, they might not even start showing ads until AFTER THE RETURN PERIOD HAS EXPIRED, so you can’t even refund it. Next thing you know, Samsung cameras and phones will start serving ads based on your location or the picture you took. Maybe that McDonalds logo in the background of a picture you took will become automatically replaced by KFC someday.

CES 2016

I went to CES 2016 in Las Vegas. This is my second time visiting CES, last year I made this post (CES 2015) about it too.

This year is a little underwhelming than last year, perhaps its because last year was my first time, and this year is my second time. There are many things that simply remained unchanged, or just slightly improved. Here’s a list of what I found interesting: (continue reading)

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