Category Archives: Tech Stuff

My Next Tech Purchase? Maybe

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you know by now that I’m addicted to books. I kinda treat them like an addiction anyway. I’ve almost always got one handy, so often that at least one person who … Continue reading

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Ten High Tech ADDvantages

In light of the previous post, I can’t not post a link to this list of the “Top 10 Advantages of ADD in a High Tech Career” from the Adult ADD Strengths blog (which I’m adding to my feeds and … Continue reading

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Making Machinima

I’m still fiddling around with The Movies, and finding it exactly the kind of computer game that appeals to me. I’ve never been much for first-person shooters, and I’ve never been very good at them. I’d much rather see what … Continue reading

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Bobo Best Buy Breakdown

I’m not sure if this would fall under the “Bobo’s World” tag, but this story of a community ministries director going apeshit in Maryland Best Buy struck me as interesting. The managing director of Community Ministries of Rockville was ordered … Continue reading

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Write Your Own Caption #17

Here’s your chance to write ad copy for those with bad cases of Mac lust. Via MetaFilter. Technorati Tags: humor, ipod, mac, sexuality, technology

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Blogging on the Clock

The “work vs. blogging” thread is becoming the “meme that would not die.” I’ve covered it several times in the past, though not for a while. This time, however, the story seems to have changed a bit. It’s not the … Continue reading

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Casting Dem Pods

That ill-concieved pun in the post is a way of announcing that the folks over at DemsTV — where I’ve made a couple of appearances — are already taking advantage of the new generation of video iPods by releasing video … Continue reading

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vidPod

The video iPod is here. And the new iTunes includes music videos and TV shows. I think my assimilation is now complete, because I totally want one of these, even though I totally don’t need one. I think I’m now … Continue reading

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Tivo

It’s here! I don’t know if I mentioned earlier that we were getting Tivo — something I’d been thinking about doing for a year or so — but the “box” arrived today. Being the more technologically inclined member of the … Continue reading

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iBook Riot

I almost considered going to one of these "iBook for $50" sales that was going on in my area last week. But I figured I already have the one I use for work and didn’t need another one. (Though it … Continue reading

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State ‘o the ‘Sphere

In the future, to paraphrase Andy Warhol, everyone will have a blog for 15 minutes. That seems to be the initial takeaway from the latest of Technorati’s "State of the Blogosphere" updates. In part one of what will be a … Continue reading

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$495 Keyboard?

Between work and the time I spend online at home, once the kid and the hubby are down for the night, I spend a lot of time in front of a keyboard. Occaisonally, I come down with a case of … Continue reading

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Battle of the XXX-Box

The recent ruckus over the "Hot Coffee" hack for the popular computer game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Fault, which allows users to play a mini-game involving illicit animated sex scenes,  brought to mind an awkward moment I experienced while … Continue reading

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C’mon and Take a Free Ride

Didja hear about the guy in Florida who got arrested for using someone else’s wireless network? Police have arrested a man for using someone else’s wireless Internet network in one of the first criminal cases involving this fairly common practice. … Continue reading

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Pimp My WordPress, Too

I continue to come across useful WordPress plugins, and I thought I’d share a couple more that I found. (BTW, a great way to find new plugins is to add the del.icio.us RSS feed for the wordpress tag to your … Continue reading

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