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Book Report 3: Dealers of Lightning by Michael Hiltzik

Dealers of Lightning, Xerox PARC and the Dawn of the Computer Age, by Michael Hiltzik isone of my all time favorite books. It was originally published in 1999. And I think I bought it new. I rarely keep many hard cover books … Continue reading

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Geofencing For Good

My friends won’t be shocked in the latest by the following sentence. I like technology. I’m always trying to come up with some clever use of the latest gadget. Something most people aren’t doing with it yet. Over the last … Continue reading

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Ting

One of the first things I did to change my life was ditch my cellphone. Ever since doing that in the summer of 2010, I’ve been relatively happy with the solution I chose. But, not completely. So, I’m modifying my … Continue reading

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The Anti-Phone Rant

As I read yet another article about the imminent death of corporate email, I was wondering how much corporations pay for office phone systems. Granted, I don’t work in an office. But, I can hardly imagine calling anyone. In many … Continue reading

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Stuxnet

A fascinating read over at the NY Times: http://nyti.ms/fq7BcK

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Goodbye Unlimited, Goodbye

Last summer when I made the choice to scale back my expenses. Two of the biggest expenses I had were my car and my phone. Believe it or not, ditching the car was an easier choice to make. Since I … Continue reading

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Kids these days

I’m sitting here laughing. I’m laughing because, while I’m mostly frustrated with learning how to program, I’m listening to a 12 year old tell Leo Laporte on his nationally syndicated radio show how is favorite programming language is Objective C. … Continue reading

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