Technology is great when it works well, which is as often as my teenagers listen to me. ___ My Windows just upgraded itself. I found out as I stared at a blue screen with one word on it: “Hello.” At first I thought it was from Adele. Then I realized that my computer had upgraded. … More 9 Things I Hate to Hear From the IT Department
I don’t know about you, but my spam folder is full. ___ Apparently I have a friend from Dubai who is named WEB ADMIN and he wants to help me with my SEO and I NEED to do it now. My spammy friend really likes what I write, but he sounds a little like a … More UnSpam Your Life
Schools are failing our children. They don’t teach typing anymore. They also don’t teach spelling or real math… I learned to type on a typewriter. Yes, I know that means I am old. The typewriter, for you young’uns, is a machine about as big as a microwave. You hit the keys and the words slowly appear … More The four keys that can change your story
Why does U2 need a remix? U2 is the best band in the world. Okay, I admit that I’m a big fan so I’m biased. It’s hard to argue with their credentials: 13 albums, 22 Grammy awards, they have used their fame to influence Presidents and Prime Ministers, and they continue to remake their sound. Impressive, creative… even … More DJ Daddy 2.0: Remix Your Life
Why is it that the longer I am away from work, the lower my IQ seems to get? I call this the Post Vacation Cognitive Lag (PVCL). There should be a diagnosis for it and employers should be educated about the financial impacts resulting from PVCL. We should get a couple of Post-Vacation Leave days to … More Your Vacation and The Walking Dead Effect
When I start up my five year old laptop, it feels like I am opening the book of Lamentations. (If you don’t know the book, it’s in the Bible and it’s a wee bit of a tough read. Moses will mail you a medal if you get through it. To save you time, Lamentations goes sorta like this: … More Why do computers slow down as they age?