How to Free Up Space Used By Time Machine’s Local Backups on Your Mac

Time Machine doesn’t just back up to external drives. Enable Time Machine on your MacBook and it will create “local snapshots,” too — potentially taking up over 100 GB of disk space on its internal storage.
 
These local snapshots appear as “Backups” when you look at the visual overview of storage in the About Your Mac window.CHRIS HOFFMAN has written a good article about  how you can free up that space and get more room on your Mac.
 

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Cambria Film Festival: And the winners are ...

Image from Wild Praire Rose the Movie

February 12, 2018 09:57 AM

 

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Saving Talk Therapy: How Health Insurers, Big Pharma, and Slanted Science are Ruining Good Mental Health Care

Image of Saving Talk Therapy book cover.

A must read critique of how managed care and the selective use of science to privilege quick-fix therapies have undermined in-depth psychotherapy—to the detriment of patients and practitioners. 

Interviews with Enrico discussing his new book:

WBUR  On Point  01/21/18

KPCC   Air Talk   12/28/17

Recent article College students need better mental health care  Salon 01/13/18

 

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Fantômas—Revenge of the Image with Maya Brattkus October 19th - 28th Wuzhen China

Revenge of the Image, will receive its world premiere Oct. 19 at the Wuzhen Theatre Festival in Wuzhen China. The multidisciplinary work incorporates live performance and film to explore urban violence. CalArtian and mega-talent Maya Brattkus is among the cast of this piece focusing on the emergence of urban terror as an enduring facet of modernity. Inspired by the legendary figure of Souvestre and Allain's pulp fiction series as well as the films of Louis Feuillade.   Center for New Performance artistic director Travis Preston will direct the project, which was developed in collaboration with Tom Gunning.  [Wuzhen show poster]

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Digital Privacy at the U.S Border: A New How-To Guide from EFF

An update from the EFF on Digital Privacy at the U.S Border: A New How-To Guide from EFF - download the PDF.

PROTECTING THE DATA ON YOUR DEVICES  AND IN THE CLOUD
 
We have fewer rights at the U.S. border than in the interior. Still, we can all take action before, during, and after our border crossings to protect our digital privacy.  See more at the EFF site.

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Russian Vodka Hack

Russian Embassy buys its vodka like a suburban dad — at Costco

Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak is Washington's most dangerous diplomat

Politico

.....  At Russia’s fortress-like Embassy on Wisconsin Avenue, north of Washington’s Georgetown neighborhood, Kislyak also hosts parties for fellow diplomats, Russia specialists and other Washingtonians with personal or business ties to Russia. (Though elegant, those functions may also reveal hints of Russia’s economic malaise: At one recent event, bartenders served Kirkland vodka—the brand sold by the bulk-discount retailer Costco.)

The Russian Embassy did not respond to a request for comment.
 

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