Monthly Archives: January 2011

Technology use and the “rewiring” of the brain

PBS special content associated with the issue of heavy technology use in young people and the rewiring of the brain (alteration of brain structure).

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FCC on net neutrality

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 … Continue reading

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McAfee – Threats for 2011

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 … Continue reading

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Leo featured in the Times

Leo Laporte, host and founder of the TWIT network, was featured in the NY Times. A nice read for tech friends and followers.

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Lens Hero

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 … Continue reading

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Is this the end of Delicious

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 … Continue reading

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PEW offers graphic description of generational differences in Internet activity

PEW offers graphic description of generational differences in Internet activity.

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A Keyboard for Your iPad

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 … Continue reading

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An iPad for Christmas?

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.

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Critter Clips

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 … Continue reading

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