Wednesday, December 30, 2015

The Hill: Chrome Extension Scrubs Trump From The Web

Just a helpful technology tip from yer old pal, Rudi!

Encouraging technological news via the politically ambiguous TheHill.Com. Tired of the "saturation reporting" on The Donald from everyone from the NY Tims to the Cartoon Network?  We have an encouraging story, peeps.  Here's the lede:
Americans tired of the media fixation on real estate mogul and presidential candidate Donald Trump have a new tool at their disposal, courtesy of a Brooklyn web developer.
The Trump Filter extension for Chrome, created by Rob Spectre and spotted by US News this week, will remove content on the web related to the Republican front-runner's candidacy. It includes three levels of sensitivity: “mild,” “aggressive,” and “vindictive.”
The extension, which was released last week, detected Trump-related headlines on a range of news sites and removed them when tested by The Hill. It also eliminated some non-Trump related content while on the "aggressive" setting.
Read up!
Just a helpful technology tip from yer old pal, Rudi!

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