Haplogroup - DNA Genealogy The genetic ancestry of all people alive began long before our ancestors were modern or even human according to anthropologists. It links us to our fellow primates and back toward the earliest days of life on earth. A tests help us discover these links. Between the code of our DNA and the records of our recent ancestors is the truth of our personal ancestry.
Today, I listened to 30 Covert Emotional Manipulation Tactics: How Manipulators Take Control in Personal Relationships by Adelyn Birch. It was a short but intense listen of under two hours. It took more than two hours for me to get through it, because I had to pause to take notes.
As many of you know, Phylotree has not been updated in several years. While I support Phylotree and Dr. Van Oven's efforts, he has not answered emails in some time either. This is so for both many of you and for myself.
One of the requirements of the European Union's GDPR regulation is that site users need to first opt-into non-essential cookies and other trackers. They then must be offered the ability to opt-out at any time.
Here Dr. Howard Wetsman talks about how making people feel less than others lowers dopamine tone and causes mental health issues. His perspective is on addiction. I think treating others as less than causes many of of our health issues.
This morning I watched a wonderful video created by Beau of the Fifth Column about MEGA hats, the new harassment free app for those who wear them, and what all who wear those hats could learn about micro-aggression, hate, and making others feel like shit.
GDPR was not and is not Cookie Banner legislation. One cannot be too clear on that. It is not.
It clarified already existing Cookie Banner legislation that everyone should have been following already for EU site users.
Security headers are technical. Most of us have likely never heard of them. They are the instructions we as site owners give users' browsers to secure content from our website. It is the job of modern web browsers to be secure. Browsers allow site authors a good deal of freedom though in how secure their content is. They are as secure in some places as we tell them to be and not more than that.
It is surprising and somewhat shocking to me that anyone today has a website or blog that is not HTTPS. Changing over is easy. It is quick. It is free. It helps with your site SEO. That is, search engines rank sites with HTTPS higher than those without. That over time means more readers.