switching….

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.

monday at work….

First full day back to work; still a bit discombobulated from all the traveling etc. So far it's been a fairly easy day which is certainly appropriate for a first day back. I resumed my fitness regime; so far I've walked twice today and have refrained from poor eating behaviors (except for the moose much). … Continue reading monday at work….

more about journalspace…..

They have the domains up for sale and suggest BuddyPress for installation on a possible come back. I hope they succeed with that plan. I liked journalspace and the BuddyPress looks like it would be interesting to try out...

Goodreads | The Cult of the Amateur: How blogs, MySpace, YouTube….

Goodreads | The Cult of the Amateur: How blogs, MySpace, YouTube, and the rest of today's user-generated media are destroying our economy, our culture, and our values (Paperback) by Andrew Keen - I started reading this yesterday. Keen paints a starkly bleak and dismal picture of internet culture and the decline of civilization. Unfortnately there … Continue reading Goodreads | The Cult of the Amateur: How blogs, MySpace, YouTube….

the extended netbook…

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 internet encourages social isolation is not necessarily true

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