The Daily Gamecock - Facebook Addiction Serious Problem - facebook and the internet in general can very easily monopolize one's attention as well as be very time consuming. I know that I sometimes spend way too much surfing the web and bookmarking articles. I bookmark way more items than I could possibly read. I'm not … Continue reading web junkies….
Verizon and Google have formed a strategic partnership that will “leverage the Verizon Wireless network and the best of the Android open platform to deliver leading-edge mobile applications, -- I wonder if this is good or not ? I like Google but Verizon tends to be a pain in the ass to deal with....
Here is one to avoid: MyFunCards. I had my wife's NetBook today and everytime I tried to goto a website the computer gotstuck trying to go to a site called MyWebSearch. I investigated and discovered an icon on the desktop that said "My Fun Cards" which installs a "My Web Search" toolbar which pretty much … Continue reading
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Your own tiny personal hotspot from Verizon..... http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/07/technology/personaltech/07pogue.html
Attention determines our happiness; focus, our success :: Rebecca Blood -- article about how the constant bombardment of information from the internet etc causes people to be fragmented and unable to pay attention. Yeah, they're right; I can tell from observing myself...
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I see Yahoo is closing Geocities ! I made a page on there way back when but now I don't have a clue how to get to it. I can see their not allowing new registrations but they should keep it up for historical purposes. Yahoo in general seems to be a has been; my … Continue reading sunday morning….
some links to items found on the web this morning......64 Things Every Geek Should Know - LaptopLogic.com - some useful and interesting knowledge here. LOL, no I don't know all of these....How to Reset RAM in a Computer - one of the 64 Things listed above; describes how to download and install a program to … Continue reading some misc eclectic linkage….
Switching to a Mac For Dummies by Arnold Reinhold My review rating: 4 of 5 stars I just started this today 'cause I am seriously considering a mac. This book provides reliable information in an easy to understand format. View all my reviews.
I left work early to wait for a furniture delivery. I brought some work home though: a large depreciation/ACV spreadsheet. So I sitting at the kitchen table wrangling this behemoth spreadsheet on my netbook. This tiny computer actually seems to run faster than my desktop at work. LOL ! I use Excel 2003 at work, … Continue reading friday afternoon…..
This is a useful little application that I wanted to highlight here: a bookmarklet that lets you save a web page as a pdf doc. This is useful to "print" receipts etc from online transactions.
I am off work for the weekend after a grueling week ! I just installed scribefire on my netbook and this is a test post to see how well it works.
DropBoks - Free online file storage. (Secure online storage for files.). I spend a lot of time surfing the web and often try web applications that I find. Over the past week or so I have looked at several file storage apps. The best one that I found is DropBoks. I love the minimalist design … Continue reading DropBoks – Free online file storage.
Thinkfree Boundless - this is cool ! I tried out Thinkfree a quite some time ago and I ran across it again today. I see they have improved it a lot ! If you need to or prefer to use web apps over desktop apps you should check this out. I am using Thinkfree to … Continue reading blog post test
Welcome To Eee Storage - My new Eee NetBook comes with an account for 20 GB free online storage for 18 months. This is nice but of course I would caution against keeping important items there without another copy somewhere else as back-up. All in all I like my new tiny computer !
The New Atlantis » Is Stupid Making Us Google? - I am a devotee of Google and I love to surf the web. I hate to say it, but I believe that this article is a dead on accurate assesment of the sorry state we find ourselves in. The internet is a double edged sword, … Continue reading is stupid making us google ?
More than 50 percent of Internet users who live with a spouse and at least one child go online with another person at least a few times a week, the survey found. Asked about the impact of new technologies, 47 percent said they have increased the quality of communication between family members, and the same … Continue reading the internet encourages social isolation is not necessarily true
All My Faves | Why Search? - another websurfing resources page.
Internet Searching Benefits Middle-Aged, Older People | AHN | October 15, 2008 - this article says web surfing is good for the brain ! From my extensive experience, I would agee as long as you don't do it too much. I also suspect that spending too much time on line can exacerbate things like ADD.