- We FINALLY got internet installed at home. After a month of waiting, and staying home for not one but 4 engineers to turn up to do a job they had not been briefed for, each as clueless as the next. 480 more words


Don't Ignore the Man Behind the Curtain.

In life, there is a lot that people take for granted.  In the front of the most dangerous aspect of our culture, is the seemingly innocence of social networking.   854 more words


How Meaningful Is Our Online Interaction?

In my last blog, I speculated about the effect the Queen’s first tweet might have on the willingness of seniors to try new technology.

Data from Pew Research Center’s 2014 Internet Project, based on a telephone survey of U.S. 391 more words

Power Outage

OK so the power went out, YES winds again. The power has gone out for the 4th time in less than 24 hrs here. I learned how much I use the internet AND after a minor fit, I finished my dinner and wine by candle lite. 128 more words


Smartphones: Destroying friendships since 1994

Do you find that hanging out with friends feels the same as hanging out alone?

Are your friend’s gazes glued to little glowing screens in their hands? 557 more words

Everyday Life

A Momentous Day: His First Phone

So this happened….we are giving our 11-year-old a phone.

Not a fancy, brand-new iPhone, mind you.

It’s a pretty old phone, actually. A Blackberry. But it’s still a phone. 713 more words


Bringing My Blog Back to Life

Wow, it’s been a long time since I’ve made any new entries, my statistics have completely flat-lined.

I apologize for my silence, things have been a bit crazy and I was suffering from a critical case of Writer’s Block. 39 more words