The Age of Sharing

On February 3, 2013, in Technology, by Admin

Am I being selfish if I do not want to share every detail from my day’s activities or my current favorite tune or my opinions about every store and restaurant I walk into? This is now called “sharing” but it seems more like boring the hell out of my friends (while wasting a hell of […]

 

The New Technocracy

On February 2, 2013, in Technology, by Admin

The first Macintosh computer was released in 1984 and soon ushered in the era of Desktop Publishing. Of course a number of technologies were needed as well as the computer itself, Postscript and laser printers were instrumental. But without the overall simplicity of use that was pioneered by Apple it is unlikely that anyone not […]

 

Life in The Cloud

On February 2, 2013, in Technology, by Admin

The minute you begin to think you have your digital world in order, something new changes the paradigm and you have to rethink almost everything! It took decades for the telephone to replace the telegram but only a few years for the optical disk to replace the floppy. And now “The Cloud” offers to replace […]

 

Updates Downdates

On December 21, 2012, in Technology, by JohnR

There once was a day not so very long ago, that a software update arrived by mail on a disk. Yes, on a floppy disk, then on a CD, and then maybe on a DVD if it required the space. It was expensive to provide updates so perhaps more care was given to the quality […]