Disappointed with the State of the Union Address The other night, I turned on the State of the Union Address to hear what the plan was for our nation going forward into the last year of the Bush Presidency.  I expected a little bit of reflection on the last 7 years, and a strong push for something new in the final year. I also expected some amusing...
Friday Fidget: Games, Politics, Taxes Since I don’t often have time to blog anymore (though you could argue that with all the time I spend on forums and writing content for WinCustomize that I post more now than I did when I was actively blogging) I wanted to find a way to do at least one regular bit every week.  So, instead of one...
New Media – The Stuff The Old Media Doesn’t Get It’s a time-honored tradition, handed down from generation to generation.  Our parents had to deal with this, as did our grandparents, and great-grandparents.  The specifics change, but it’s the same story time and again… <Insert Media Here> is corrupting the youth of...
Posting from the iPod Touch Im playing with the ipod touch to post to my wordpress blog using the WPhone Admin plugin. It is definitely a very cool plugin and makes the iphone/touch a great tool for bloggers at shows and conferences! One issue is that inserting links and other rich media. You’re limited to just text at the...
A Prank Too Far: Gizmodo Turns Off TVs at CES Do you remember those TV remote control watches from the 90s?  You know, the stealthy wrist-watch that could turn a TV on or off without ever being caught (well, unless you snickered).  A great prank to pull when you were in middle school and there happened to be a TV in the corner of the room or...
Why 2007 Was the "Year of Facebook" Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, Windows Live Spaces, the list goes on.  These are the sites that everyone has been going bananas over for the past year or so.  Tons of money have been poured into these systems, and a lot of ink has been spent philosophizing over what they mean for the future of technology...