Tag Archives: Technology

April A-to-Z – Really?

If we were having a beer you would question my sanity right from the start. “Are you actually going to participate in the April A-to-Z blogging challenge?” “I am.” “What were you thinking when you agreed to do that?” “I’ve … Continue reading

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You Want Me To Wait How Long?

I’ve written about technology moving too fast and technology going too far on several occasions. Today, I want to attack from the other side. Maybe it’s the flank. I don’t know, I was born at a bad time for military … Continue reading

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Consider Mentoring

One of the things that hasn’t changed much since the mid-70s when I graduated from college is the notion that college is an artificial environment and that college graduates don’t understand the “real world” in which they are trying to … Continue reading

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Improved to the Point of Useless

I wish manufacturers would realize that some things are good enough as they are. I don’t mean to be so hard on those guys; I’m sure that it isn’t easy to keep a product competitive these days. I also realize … Continue reading

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Yo Greta

Before leaving on our road trip to Pittsburgh, I had to buy a new GPS. I’ve had a GPS since they just barely became affordable, so this is the third incarnation of Greta. I named her Greta after Greta Garbo. … Continue reading

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I love Catalogs

There, I said it. I know that you’ve already computed my age as being somewhere between ‘old’ and ‘ancient’ and you’re already bracing yourself for a trip down memory lane. I’m ok with my age, and this isn’t a post … Continue reading

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The Internet of Snarky Things

One of the popular tech-trends today is The Internet of Things or IoT, because what’s a bit of popular culture without a quirky looking acronym. The concept, which apparently has been around for longer than I knew, is one that … Continue reading

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