How to prevent “Apple Picking”

How to prevent “Apple Picking”

Last month I wrote a blog titled, The Dumb Thing about Smartphones.  The conclusion of the blog was that smartphones are great, but that they are also fragile and easy to steal.  I wrote the blog after reading an article describing a rise in the occurrence...
A Game of Phones

A Game of Phones

As kids we all played the game of telephone.  Whether it was because we lived in a day where we didn’t have actual cell phones and angry birds in our pockets, or that there had not yet been an injunction on the production of lead based toys, which caused us to believe...
The Dumb Thing about Smartphones

The Dumb Thing about Smartphones

I love my iPhone.  I love having just about everything I need at my fingertips (even if I only use about 10% of it 90% of the time).  Thanks to some innovative programmers your phone is also a car key, a credit card, a music player, a map, a gaming console,...
We are our own Big Brother

We are our own Big Brother

I never read George Orwell’s novel “1984” and I’ve certainly never seen an episode of CBS’s “Big Brother”, but I do understand the Big Brother concept: a society under complete surveillance and control by their government.  Since the writing of Orwell’s book any act,...
Moore’s Law and the Law of More

Moore’s Law and the Law of More

Moore’s Law states that the number of transistors that can be placed on an integrated circuit (and thus processing power) will double every two years.  In parallel with this is what I like to call the “Law of More”, which states that the amount of...