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Roadside Assistance

Sun, 05/18/2014 - 08:00
Travelling can be fun. It can also be fraught with trouble and misshaps, especially when you depend on technology to keep your life and work moving while on the road. My work is all on line. So communication and work…

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Roadside Assistance

Will Wanders for a Cause

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 20:08
We’ve started offering our home again, via the Warm Showers website, to cyclists passing through town. I know, it sounds a little illicit, but it’s really quite innocent. Most people offer up a place to stay in trade for when they themselves…

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Will Wanders for a Cause

Absorbed by the Borg

Sun, 04/27/2014 - 09:08
We Are All Data Already we feel compelled to post so much of what we do on Facebook in order to validate our activities or to prove how active we are or what scrumptious meals we make. We share our photos, our…

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Absorbed by the Borg

Don’t Believe the FCC

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 16:02
In spite of their recent blog post defending their new non-net neutrality policy, the FCC really is changing course. But don’t believe me. Here, read this post from Stanford’s Center for Internet and Society and decide for yourself. The question…

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Don’t Believe the FCC

Net Non-Neutrality

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 16:29
Update: If you’d like to comment on the new FCC proposed policy, the comment period is open. I Loves Me Some Netflix. But Come ON! When Netflix signed a deal with Comcast to pay them extra for faster, more consistent…

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Net Non-Neutrality

Rifting on Oculus Rift

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 14:10
If you haven’t heard of the Oculus Rift, it’s a newly developed 3D virtual reality device that sits on your face like a large pair of goggles. It’s said to be immersive and quite amazing even at this early stage.…

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Rifting on Oculus Rift