Commentary

Does Social Media Make Us Do Dumb Things

It seems that everyday we hear about a celebrity or society figure doing stupid things via facebook or twitter. This leads us to the question. Does social media make us do dumb things? I don’t think that it’s directly related to social media. We all do stupid things at times, but usually it’s only those […]

Bad Technology Habits

Talking on the cell phone at inappropriate places It seems that sometimes when people talking they forget where they are. Or they get so engrossed in the conversation that they don’t realize who may be near. Not only does the guy next to you in the grocery line, or sitting in front of you in […]

Spring Ahead, to Fall back!

Once again, as it does every year just like Christmas and Tax day, Daylight Saving Time begins. For those who don’t know the rhyme we spring ahead, in other words set the clock forward one hour, in the spring and fall backward, set the clock time back one hour, in the fall. In 2005 President […]

Accidental Discoveries can become Big Inventions

Sometimes when trying to do one thing another completely different item will turn up. Here are 10 accidental discoveries that many of us would not want to do without. One day in the 1940’s while George de Mestral, a Swiss inventor, was walking his dog he noticed that his pants got covered with cockleburs. When […]

Instant Communications is Now Possible, Is it a Good thing?

One of the biggest changes of technology over the past 25 years is now we have instant communications. 30 years ago instant communications was through the telephone. It may not have mattered where one was, a phone could easily be found. Payphones were everywhere. If you needed to ask a question of your supervisor, you […]

Socal Media is a form of Networking

In my opinion Social Media is a form of networking. I don’t know whether anyone else has that same opinion, but it is mine. As with any type of networking you get what you put into it. Have you ever come out of a Networking Event and felt that you got nothing out of it? […]

Do These Bother You Too?

E-mail has become a common office tool for communications. For some it may be their major form of communicating with clients and associates. There may even be others whose only form of communications is through e-mails. I firmly believe that Business E-mails should be treated exactly like a business letter, following the same format. Although […]

Pet Peeves – E-mail

E-mail has become a common office tool for communications. For some it may be their major form of communicating with clients and associates. There may even be others whose only form of communications is through e-mails. I firmly believe that Business E-mails should be treated exactly like a business letter, following the same format. Although […]

Happy 2011

Wishing everyone a very Happy 2011. May it be a very good year.

Strange Technology Quotes

Over the years there’s been many people have said things that if they had to say it again, they would have just kept their mouths shut. Here are some of those quotes. “This ‘telephone’ has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. The device is inherently of no value to […]