June 7, 2018
Comments Off on Facebook: How’s Life without It?
Better, much better. No question: Life is better without Facebook. Tuesday — day before yesterday — a ton of work got done in the absence of the FB distraction. Instead of getting sucked in at the crack of dawn, the … Continue reading
May 3, 2018
Comments Off on To REALLY retire or not to REALLY retire?
That is the question. It’s not so much that I’m all that sick of this self-employment stuff. It’s that the older I get, the lazier I get. And the less I feel like working at ALL. Barf. Just now The … Continue reading
March 7, 2018
The Economist is holding forth about the future Brave New World of driverless electric vehicles. This week’s special report contains five articles on the subject, each more effervescent about the future than the last. From Here to Autonomy Selling Rides, … Continue reading
February 28, 2018
Okay, okay…I admit: as a Techno-Crab of the first water, my crabbiness has gotten out of hand in the past few weeks. That notwithstanding, it’s refreshing to discover that Better Men and Women Than I also cast the occasional jaundiced … Continue reading
February 17, 2018
Comments Off on Techno-skeptic: I could’ve predicted this…
Friday: Dispatch to NextDoor readers… Ohhhh the techno-life just gets better and better! You may recall my whinging a few days ago about Cox’s announcement that it’s taking down the copper connection to our land-line telephones, and that if we … Continue reading
February 10, 2018
So I sent the Cox tech away while I thought about the options presented by the coming exit from copper land lines on the part of Our Honored Communications Provider. It seemed to me that what the guy proposed to … Continue reading