Category: random thoughts


18
Dec

I’ve recently been on an extended away mission from my family. It’s been very challenging for me not to hear the sound of my children’s feet running across the floor or their joyful voices, playfully awakening to the new day. I search for comfort where it can be found. During …

16
Jun

Some n years back — during an innocent time when a few of us, including myself, still subscribed to Pandora One — I unwittingly became aware of my fledgling doppelgänger, my twin — my “Zombie Shopper”. My Songs When I Want to Hear Them When I was 18 years old …

20
May

  The other day I was driving to a local hardware store. The store was only a couple miles from my home and all I needed was a box of wood screws to complete a small project in my backyard. My smartphone was dipping into the 10% remaining charge zone, …

5
May

  There I was, climbing out of my nothing special commuter car in the parking lot of my workplace. I was minding my own business, collecting my work day paraphernalia; backpack, coffee, lunch, etc. when a sound in the distance gave me pause. I’d heard that familiar sound before at …

25
Apr

I’m oddly reminded of the The Twilight Zone episode: To Serve Man as I write this update. Here’s how to order an Amazon Echo dot without already being a human slave to Alexa (Amazon requires customers to order the Echo Dot exclusively through their voice order service). This approach was …

1
Feb

why is it I forsee a conjugal tryst between Google Cardboard and Amazon Alexa getting all steamy in my basement? How do you decide which trends and technologies to track? Are you following multiple linkedin groups, saving stuff to Pocket and Instapaper, bookmarking articles [bookmarks, people. Seriously, who are we fooling with bookmarks?], opening …

28
Dec

MicroSoft releases TinkerPoint – fusing tinkercad with PowerPoint to create an easy to use platform for 3d corporate content creation utilizing ubiquitous 2d displays. Google releases AnaLyntics – A tight AI bot which mines amorphous intra-enterprise data sets for nuanced and seemingly disassociated trend analysis. Apple announces a new technology …