Tag Archives: Twitter

Goodbye Netflix

Go to Netflix.com. Wait for the computer to load the page. Watch the page grab so much of the computer’s power that even opening a text file means having enough time to pour a cup of tea. So, why am … Continue reading

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A Rakkasan Twitter Mystery

The mysterious box is opened. The kettle is warming up, heading to “A full rolling boil”. A friendly tea provider has been consulted. A typo has been found. Just another episode in my not-so-boring life. Thanks, Twitter, I guess. And … Continue reading

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Too Weird Not To Share

This has been a day that’s been happening faster than tweets, and I know that because I couldn’t even finish the first one before things started to happen. Friday. Nothing on the schedule. It’s been a busy week and a … Continue reading

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Frugality Computers Twitter

Frustrated with tech? Wondering about how to save money? Frugality, computers, Twitter, and my wardrobe collided a few days ago. Fortunately, instead of surviving that and just getting a T-shirt, I expect to receive a polo shirt and a turtleneck. … Continue reading

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Fighting Depression

At various times, I’ve been cautioned not to write about this, but a string of news stories, fresh data, and conversations with friends came together for this post. It is not easy to write. Challenging taboos isn’t easy. Exposing vulnerabilities … Continue reading

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Summarizing MVIS At CES From Home

Maybe this could all fit in a tweet. Here’s a draft. MVIS at CES2018 = Moviphone + etc. Ok. Done. But, you know there’s more to say. The Consumer Electronics Show is where the buzz is built for the gadgets … Continue reading

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Wasting Time On Facebook

Does Facebook seem a bit bloated, lately? More ads than updates? More about politicians and less about families and friends? Yeah. I’m a fan of social media, in general, but I’m also a fan of spending time wisely. That’s the … Continue reading

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A Little Bit Of Help

“It only took me a couple of minutes.” It would’ve taken me about half a day. Dropping my bicycle off at Bayview Bicycles was an excellent example of the value of expertise. I rode across America, so some know me … Continue reading

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Laboring on Labor Day

It’s been a busy weekend, here in the Gig Economy. The good news is that I’ve had enough work to fill the days. The other good news is that I’ve had enough work to fill a good part of Labor … Continue reading

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Getting Ready To Review My Portfolio

How did the end of June get here so quickly? It’s all the way up to 75F (gasp! – and yeah, I know that isn’t hot), the neighborhood is filling with screaming grandkids (whatever happened to laughter?), and it would … Continue reading

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