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"How About That Weather We're Having?" 26Apr
2013

"How About That Weather We're Having?"

The king of 'small talk' opening lines; weather. If all else fails, you can always break that uncomfortable silence discussing the weather. Years ago you had to wait until the evening news to get tomorrow's...
Life Hacking

Life Hacking

1 April 2013
If you are not familiar with the term "life hack" you might assume it has something to do with computers, code and mainframes. For the most part, a life hack has very little to do with a computer, but has a lot...
If you are not familiar with the term "life hack" you might assume it has something to do with computers, code and mainframes. For the most part, a life hack has very little to do with a computer, but has a lot to do with making your life a little easier. Whether you realize it or not, you have probably seen and even used one of these tips. Generally they might involve a simple picture with white block-font at the top and bottom, explaining the shortcut or tip you see in the picture. (See ...
Oops!

Oops!

25 March 2013
Most parents these days have at one time or another handed their iPhone, iPad or other smartphone or tablet to their child to keep them preoccupied while they were waiting somewhere, perhaps at a restaurant. Maybe, as...
Most parents these days have at one time or another handed their iPhone, iPad or other smartphone or tablet to their child to keep them preoccupied while they were waiting somewhere, perhaps at a restaurant. Maybe, as a parent, you have even let your children pick apps and games to purchase. But, how much attention do you pay after that? A lot has been made out of the "in-app purchase" systems, especially with Apple's app store; most notably when a five year old spent $2,500.  According ...
No Gnews is Good Gnews

No Gnews is Good Gnews

25 February 2013
The theme of this month has been looking at how the way we consume information and communicate with internet, telephone and television has changed. One thing that touches on all those mediums is news. News used to...
The theme of this month has been looking at how the way we consume information and communicate with internet, telephone and television has changed. One thing that touches on all those mediums is news. News used to just mean the daily paper and the anchor on local broadcast television (or a nosy neighbor calling you with gossip.) "Film at eleven." The cable television age brought 24 hour news into our living rooms, giving us access to national and global stories that may have taken the rest ...
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