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Look sharp, mateys! If yer ship be flying the flag of Windows 7 or 8, batten down the hatches and prepare to repel boarders. Cap’n Microbeard and his bloodthirsty band of pirates be sailin’ the interwebz’ stormy seas. A co-worker … Continue reading
The latest gadget has arrived on the scene, and everyone in the world has to have it. Unfortunately, technoistas have already come crashing down from their initial high as reality bites them in the butt. The humongous new iPhone 6 … Continue reading
My husband has become one of Them. They’re taking over. I keep trying to tell people, but they won’t listen. “You’re paranoid.” they say. “That’s crazy talk.” they say. Oh sure, it seemed innocent enough at first. The iPod was … Continue reading
A MODERN BUSINESS PLAY The setting: A typical office email exchange… The players: “Peg” a dedicated (albeit technologically challenged) insurance agent “Fred” a dedicated attorney who represents Peg’s client “Missy” Peg’s tech-savvy assistant
A scene in the not too distant future… Location: Staples Advanced Marketing Division office. Two men are working before a large computer screen. Young Marketing Intern: “OK, it’s 3 in the afternoon and target market “Peg” is napping.” (screen before … Continue reading
You can’t play Angry Birds all the time. Wouldn’t it be great if you could find smartphone apps to help when you have to deal with real life? Look no further. Turn your phone into a personal speech modifier with … Continue reading
We are witnessing the end of an era. Ever since Alexander Graham Bell used his new-fangled invention to say “elementary” to his assistant, Watson, the phone call has been the communication gold standard. Not any more. People under 25 would … Continue reading
Dear Mr. Science Geeks, I’ve got a bone to pick with you. It has been 50 years and more since TV shows and movies foretold a future filled with life-altering, laborsaving devices. But none of them have materialized. What have you … Continue reading