Tag Archives: technology

Why I ‘m trying to tap more and click less (with my trackpad)

My MacBook Pro spent a couple of days this week hanging out with the service folks at Nashville’s MacAuthority. The less-than year-old (so therefore in warranty) MacBook needed its trackpad replaced. It seemed odd to me that something so new … Continue reading

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The web is a place. This blog is me.

Recently, I read a post by Alexandra Samuel that appeared on the Harvard Business Review’s website. While the subject line started off, “10 Reasons…”, something I doubt she ever starts an “IRL” (in real life) conversation with, the rest of … Continue reading

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Techmeme receives a love letter from the New York Times

I’ve tried many times over the years to kick my habit of checking in numerous times a day to see what’s on Techmeme. I’ve always failed. Because I was an early fan of Gabe Rivera and his approach to aggregating … Continue reading

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Asking the wrong question: Will Tablets Close the Book on e-Readers?

On the “Knowledge @Wharton” website, a recently posted commentary poses this question in the headline: “Will Tablets Close the Book on e-Readers?” That’s the wrong question. (And I’m even overlooking my belief that any headline in the form of a … Continue reading

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A WordPress plugin for adding the Facebook Like button to your blog

[Note: This post is rated: Geek.] While I know in doing so, I’m supporting Facebook’s march towards turning the “social” part of the internet into a corporate-state, I nonetheless decided to add a Facebook “like” button to each post on … Continue reading

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