Apple Watch – It’s Time

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A year and a half ago, I had looked hard at the Apple Watch and found many reasons to say no.  Take a look back at a post I published back in 2015:  http://100.24.121.224/apple-watch-its-not-time-for-me/. First, it’s rectangular and I like round. …

How can it get even easier?

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I’ve been part of the software world now for 26 years.  And things just keep getting better, faster and cheaper (pick any or all.)  I do though wonder why some things aren’t yet there.  For example, I need a billing…

Mobile Phone Bill Shock

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This past week, I’ve seen a flurry of news reports about how the mobile phone services industry is reacting to a problem before any government action is taken.  On what you ask?  Sticker shock!  It seems that as we (all…

Kid to Patriarch

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This coming Monday would have been my father’s 79th birthday.  Just 1 year from 80.  I guess he really was getting OLD.  This coming Tuesday, my grandmother would have turned 95.  And my grandfather would have already turned 97.  Next…

It Seems Death is Glamorous To Many

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My family has been living with a sick father for the last few years.  Thanks to 55 years of smoking, he came to Atlanta with severe COPD (they can’t say emphysema for some reason) and Alzheimers (and technically they can’t…

Federal Spending Out of Control

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This week, the President gave the “State of the Union” address to Congress.  I don’t watch these as they always sound like campaign speeches.  They are a chance for the President to defend what he has been doing and point…

I am a “Tenther”, Thank You Very Much!

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Yep, that’s what I am.  According to the AFL-CIO.  They even say I’m “cultish”.  Listening to Boortz this morning in between cold calls, I learned of this blog post at the AFL-CIO web site:  http://bit.ly/cHLUNa.  Why am I a tenther…

Hey Georgia, Want Your Economy To Look Like Michigan’s?

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Seems the Georgia legislature (and even the Governor) have had enough of a booming economy.  Phooey to growth.  Phooey to entrepreneurship.  To heck with attracting the best minds.  We all know the best and brightest can’t be, and won’t be,…

Getting Ready for the New Apple TV

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My Apple TV should be here in 2 weeks.  In the mean time, I decided to upgrade my Mac Mini and test it with my 37″ Vizio 1080i TV. I went to Fry’s and purchased a new Hitachi 2.5″ notebook…
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