Posts related to Computers & Technology
22 June 2013 - Retail: Pissing Me Off Since The Rise of Amazon
It seems like the widespread adoption of online shopping has freed bricks-and-mortar retailers from carrying products that have a slower turnover rate
16 February 2013 - Twenty First Impressions: Microsoft @Surface Pro
Twenty first impressions about the Microsoft Surface Pro.
01 January 2013 - Rejoice! I’ve Created the Ultimate Daily Tracking System with @MSOneNote
I now have an electronic solution that allows for daily metrics tracking in one tool, synced over three screens, with a data-collection and tagging infrastructure to permit fairly simple longitudinal analysis of performance. Not bad, eh?
18 November 2012 - Odds & Ends
A few updates from the last few weeks.
27 October 2012 - Review: Windows 8 Pro
I’m glad I updated to Windows 8 and I encourage others to follow suit. It’s a bit of a change, in terms of workflow, but the “everyone will be confused and angry” thing is overblown. A few hours of use and you’ll see the benefits.
08 October 2012 - MMORPGs Make the Baby Jeebus Cry
Having chortled a bit on some off-color commentary about the recent expansion to World of Warcraft in which kung-fu pandas proliferate through Azeroth, it occurred to me that I’m not playing any games … because all the games seem to suck.
26 April 2012 - The New @SkyDrive: Positive First Impressions
The SkyDrive update brings this cloud solution into maturity; it’s fast, easy-to-use and comprehensive — earning this humble scribe’s enthusiastic endorsement.
11 March 2012 - Short Reflections on Recent Items of Note
Observations about the MI GOP primary vote, nuclear Iran and our ongoing tolerance for genocide. Plus, an assortment of personal updates.
01 March 2012 - Windows 8 Consumer Preview: First Reactions on a Desktop Touchscreen
I’m digging Windows 8 so far. It’s a sea change in how the OS works, for the GUI as well as the cloud sync, but if Microsoft can pull it off successfully, they’ll have a real victory on their hands.
12 November 2011 - Assorted Ruminations
Well. What an interesting couple of weeks it’s been. Summary commentary follows, on subjects as diverse as writing, politics, socializing and privacy. Read on, dear friends, and be enlightened. …