Monthly Archives: January 2011
PBS special content associated with the issue of heavy technology use in young people and the rewiring of the brain (alteration of brain structure).
So the FCC has handed down net neutrality expectations. A compromise was implemented. Providers are prevented from filtering or differenting when you connect via old style hard wire. However, cell connections need not abide by these guidelines. With 4G coming was this smart? The future will likely be mobile. NPR comment Giga Om
The end of the year brings all kinds of lists and predictions. McAfee has a list of threats for 2011 – Apple will be a target, URL shorteners, mobile devices. The services that shorten URLs seem obvious – a link that is a mystery.
Leo Laporte, host and founder of the TWIT network, was featured in the NY Times. A nice read for tech friends and followers.
If you are a camera guy (person), you will find Lens Hero a great site. I also appreciate the efforts of those who work to put together powerful web sites and this is a good example. Lens hero helps photographers find that next lens. Those who are serious about their hobby soon learn that the [...]
The rumors are they are pulling the plug on social bookmarking site Delicious. Time to try something else as a hedge. The site I link above offers instructions for exporting your Delicious bookmarks. Perhaps the thing that concerns me the most about this change is that Delicious seems to be available from many iPad reader [...]
PEW offers graphic description of generational differences in Internet activity.
Cindy has been exploring iPad options – she buys this stuff just to check it out. The latest focus is on faculty concern that they not be able to easily input text. One solution appears to be the Keyfolio from Kensington. It does seem to make text input pretty much what you are accustomed to. [...]
Giving an iPad for Christmas? What about the 3G vs. mifi options? Here is a GigaOM comparison of the 3G (ATT&T) vs mifi (Verizon) options.
We attended a holiday gather last night. Often when you attend a party for the professional associates of your spouse, you find yourself in a setting with people with whom you have few common interests. I found myself talking photography and wildlife photography with a couple of guys far out of my league.Very interesting to [...]