• technology

    Blogging is for Old People?

    by  • February 9, 2010 • books, internet, publishing, technology • 2 Comments

    I just finished reading an article in the San Francisco Chronicle about a recent Pew report on the internet habits of the “millennium” generation. Here is an excerpt (click the link to read the full report): The results indicate blogging has become so 2006, when 28 percent of the two groups studied, teens 12...

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    by  • January 4, 2010 • technology • 1 Comment

    I just discovered a great tool called Odiogo. It converts your blog posts into pod casts with an auditory reader. The great thing about it is the speech software is very clear, making it an excellent tool for people with Vision Impairments. I’m trying it out now on my blog and I hope VI...

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    Ode to my Mac Air

    by  • November 16, 2009 • creativity, technology, writing • 0 Comments

    A poem to my Mac Book Air, returned from the shop. Oh how I missed you! Oh lovely machine that you are,returned to me from afar,humming strong and gleaming bright,too long kept beyond my sight. Who can resist your metallic gleam,you light as air, fast, thin machine?I write my worst (as you can see)but...

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    Feeling inept without my Macbook

    by  • November 6, 2009 • technology • 0 Comments

    My Macbook Air was making an odd, straining, whirring noise, like the hard drive was protesting being worked so much. You’ll have to force my clawed hands to scrape against these brick walls if you want another file written. My hubby took it to the Apple Store in Santa Rosa for repair and they’re...

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    And now a word from the Tech Guy

    by  • October 22, 2009 • questions, technology • 2 Comments

    After I posted answers to the questions from a reader (see previous post), my tech guy sent me an email. “We need to talk.” It appears I was wrong about Ava Host having good tech support. They do, if you already know how to design and update a website. If you’re a newby, it...

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