Posts Categorized: Technology

The heck with going green

Starting off with a Captain Obvious statement: the internet is vast. Sites, blogs and comments fill the bandwidth. Getting noticed is the key goal for many, but for me, I’m now saying the heck with going green. The heck with topical headlines Thanks to some software added to my website, my blog posts can now… Read more »

Walking away from Siri

Ironic. On the day I’m posting about my old iPhone’s apparent demise, Apple stock is having its best day in sometime. That event is helpful in reassuring my retirement. Still, here’s a tale about how I’m walking away from Siri. From Siri with love My initial experience with Apple came at the end of my… Read more »

You are now leaving Jurassic Park

Look Ma, it glows! Ah, how time flies. In my world, stuff usually doesn’t break, it just gets out of date (like me). Eventually, I just pull the trigger and replace it. So, for my computer, you are now leaving Jurassic Park. You are now leaving Cenozoic Park For the longest time, I simply stuck… Read more »

You’ve got no mail

you've got no mail

When the calendar changed recently, I didn’t change with it. I mean, I should have, but I resisted. Finally, ol’ Father Time clocked me with his hourglass. Because he sent me a clear and unequivocal message: You’ve got no mail. Setting some base parameters Okay, first, let’s get the specs out of the way: I’m… Read more »

What are you prepared to do?

Waitaminute! Isn’t this post three days late? What happened to Friday? I’m lazy? Well, also, I want to hit the right note for the finale. So, read on for the end to “Creative Week”. A post I affectionately title, “What are you prepared to do?” Time to let you in on a little secret: this… Read more »

The lure of the internet

Last month, I spent an inordinate amount of time on a new forum. Chatting. Discussing. Posting. Eventually, my body decayed and lack of food and sleep caused me to die of malnutrition. Okay, the last part is only a probability, but it does paint the lure of the internet. The danger is greater for someone… Read more »

Looking for some support

Ugh. Just ugh. It’s been a pretty crummy start to the week. Oh yeah, and as the joke goes, it’s only Tuesday. Really, I was only looking for some support. Unfortunately, this is what I found… Let us charge you for our mistakes So, as you are aware, I recently had a visit from Comcast… Read more »