What You Need In Your Next Computer: More Horsepower, Less Storage

11.13.2012 Mac

I recently bought a new computer system, primarily for work. I was surprised at how difficult a decision process it was, but I’m very happy with the end result. My previous work and home machine was an early 2008 iMac. It’s been a workhorse, but I found myself dealing with long wait times for it […]

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Tech Buying Tip #12: Wait Six Months

06.27.2012 gadgets

It is so exciting when new gadgets come out. Last year’s model now looks ugly and slow. The new one is so beautiful, fast, and feature-filled. The urge to buy now can be intense. But if you buy now, immediately upon the release of this shiny new thing, you’ll risk some clear penalties. A swift […]

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Words Matter: Fanboy

06.21.2012 writing

Using dismissive language is both lazy and repugnant. One of the worst recent examples of this practice is the word “fanboy” (also seen as “fanboi”). I’m well acquainted with dismissive language and have had it used against me nearly all my life. I’ve been a fan of Star Trek since the series originally aired (and […]

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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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