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Entries from January 2017

Cyber Security, Password Paranoia and Albino Monkeys

January 28th, 2017 Comments Off on Cyber Security, Password Paranoia and Albino Monkeys

Hmmm, isn’t technology supposed to save us time and make us more productive? I’m starting to question that concept. With all the cyber security doors I have to pass through, password paranoia and the unrelenting barrage of e-mails, I think we have crossed a threshold where the law of diminishing returns kicked in. A typical […]

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Road Rage: The Illusion of Power and a Short Fuse

January 21st, 2017 Comments Off on Road Rage: The Illusion of Power and a Short Fuse

Hmmm, if you’re mad at the world, does that mean the rest of us should get out of your way so you can do what you please when you please? Most of us have seen examples of road rage. I found out recently that it is not exclusive to roads and highways. It can happen […]

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Chatbots: Conversations with the Almighty Algorithm

January 14th, 2017 Comments Off on Chatbots: Conversations with the Almighty Algorithm

A look at the hot tech trend of chatbots and why Baby Boomers are not happy about it.

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Spirits of Summers Past: The Exuberant Goddess, the Intrepid Traveler and the Gossamer Angel

January 7th, 2017 22 Comments

Hmmm, can I escape from the bitter winds of January by communing with the spirits of summers past? We are square in the middle of the first January deep freeze of 2017. It is the perfect time to close the blinds, turn a blind eye to the icy sidewalks and dive into my collection of […]

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