Vermont is a strange state. Something of a cross between Switzerland and Kentucky, is a mass of contradictions. Home to rich and poor, hippie and reactionary, mud and scenery, Vermont is famous for being an odd little corner of America. It's also famous for its covered bridges and home to most of my family, and this is a story about both of those things. When I lived in … [Read more...] about Farewell to the Bartonsville Covered Bridge
This regular series features highlights from the week. Last week focused on Tech Field Day output, with lots of great writeups resulting from our November event. But there're a few other interesting items included, too! My posts ioSafe SoloPRO Review: Is It The Safest Place For Your Data? 4 Steps To Respond When Social Media Goes Negative Amazon Is Still The Best … [Read more...] about Back From the Pile: Interesting Links, November 19, 2010
Apple released version 4 of their iPhone OS iDevice (iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad) OS last month after a grand WWDC unveiling. Although there are many changes and new features, not all are as obvious and noteworthy as multitasking, home screen folders, and background audio. After working with iOS 4 on an iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 for a month, I thought I might highlight my favorite … [Read more...] about My 10 Favorite Hidden iOS 4 Features
Although I'm no search engine expert, I'm naturally interested in "how all this stuff works." That's why I've never owned any gadget I've never taken apart (iPhone, Mac Mini, and MacBook Pro included!) and why I've recently become interested in how the Internet search and referral world works. I'm not interested in being a search engine optimization (SEO) expert, but it's … [Read more...] about Google Just Recalculated PageRank!
Google is the most important company to the Internet. Hyberbole? I think not! Without Google, the Internet that we all know and love would be a very different place, as would the business of IT. Along with Microsoft and the supporting community around LAMP, Google is the very foundation of modern computing. But the foundation of Google itself, its ability to rank Internet … [Read more...] about Google Is Heading For A Cliff; What Will They Do?