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The End Of Updates

11.02.2011 Future

I recently updated my Mac, my iPhone, and my iPad. I also did the same for my daughters’ Macs and iPhones, my wife’s, and my mother’s. I also advised my brother, my brother-in-law, and a score of others. I’m hoping that will all soon be a thing of the past. This last series of updates, [...]

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Trajectory – How Steve Jobs Changed Everything

10.06.2011 Art

When I read the news of Steve Jobs passing last night, read it, in fact, on Twitter, I sighed, then put my iPhone away. I’d expected to hear of Steve Jobs passing at any time, but I was still surprised at the depth of my feelings at his passing. I never met the man, but [...]

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Things Change, But Not As Much As You’d Suspect

08.25.2011 blogging

The news came, late in the day yesterday, that Steve Jobs had resigned as CEO of Apple. I’ve already said what I wanted to say in my post this last Monday. I refer you to it: The Foundation Of The Future: Isaac Asimov, Steve Jobs, and What’s Next.

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The Foundation Of The Future: Isaac Asimov, Steve Jobs, and What’s Next

08.22.2011 Business

I hope you’ll allow me this momentary hyperbolic flight. Isaac Asimov wrote a very interesting series of novels called “The Foundation.” In them, his character, Hari Seldon, developed a science called psychohistory, with which he was able to accurately predict the large scale course of human events. It’s a great series, and was added to [...]

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Too Much Space?

08.10.2011 gadgets

I’ve been helping my daughter, Jen, get her new system set up to take to college. She selected a new 13 inch Macbook Pro, a really sweet machine. I had tried to talk her into starting out with just an iPad or maybe a Macbook Air, but she’s determined to have EVERYTHING she needs in [...]

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