When good technology goes bad


If it is electronic, has to be charged and/or plugged in, provides me with contact with the outside world and cost me a paycheck or several, it turned its back on me this week.  To make matters worse, it all seemed to happen at one time.

Sometimes we have issues with our devices, and I totally expect it.  I’ve prepared myself for it by learning about them and what to do when things go wrong.  This week, they tested me.  I still don’t know if I failed or not because I don’t think the test is over yet. Read the rest . . .

I used to think I couldn’t live without oxygen, then I got an iPhone


I’m a geek for my shiny things.  I don’t mind admitting it.  If it plays games or makes beautiful pictures or surfs the internet or otherwise allows me to keep in touch with all the wonderful people in my semi-virtual world, I’m all over it.  I don’t care if my living room is 6′ by 6′, the damn TV better be 6′ too.  With HD and multiple inputs and my laptop plugged into it and a picture so crisp that when Horatio Caine on CSI: Miami whips his sunglasses off and gets all Captain Kirk over-dramatic, I can slap that motherfucker and he will feel it. Read the rest . . .