Category Archives: Technology

Slow Shopping

I read an article yesterday in The New York Times about E-malls.  Presently shopping on the Internet is a solitary experience.  E-malls, however, work along the lines of a site showing the shopper a particular item and then when the … Continue reading

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Strangely Liberating

I was hit with malware – bad… I discovered it when my computer, even with the browser closed, began to air something like radio broadcasts.  I brought it in the next morning to have it cleaned out.  It took over … Continue reading

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Analog Living

A couple of weeks ago we were driving around Syracuse, NY.  We were going from the campus of Syracuse University to Destiny USA, the big (I mean, really BIG) mall close to the New York State Thruway on the north … Continue reading

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What? No Bibles?

The other day in the church office we were talking about presenting Bibles to youth in the church when they reach a particular milestone.  Traditions vary.  Some receive them as they enter fourth grade.  Others get them when they’re confirmed.  … Continue reading

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Stop the Madness

Over the past few months news reports have made references to our military’s use of drones in warfare.  The CIA used drones to assassinate Anwar al-Awlaki, the American-born Islamic cleric widely known for his anti-American incendiary rhetoric. Basically, drones are … Continue reading

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Who Would Have Thought?

I just re-published the electronic Advent calendar. Advent Calendar – 2011a I created the calendar in PowerPoint. I found a picture I liked and put it on a slide. I then created one slide for each day. I inserted hyperlinks … Continue reading

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Personal Technology – What It Means for Us

I’ve read a lot of comments and tributes to the late Steve Jobs today.  Whatever I say about him will not add anymore to what has already been said. All the tributes and reflections about Steve Jobs’ impact on the … Continue reading

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Getting the Notes

Our kitchen radio is an old portable radio which we run on AC. The news of Irene sent me out looking for C-cells on Saturday, which was too late. C and D-cells had been sold out for hours all around … Continue reading

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Google It – Are We Losing Something?

I’m pretty confident that most of us have been on both sides of the following situation at one time or another. You need to some information, maybe it’s the name of an author to a book, the answer to some … Continue reading

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