(Video) Kara Swisher On The Next Internet

BlogHer '14 keynote interviewer Kara Swisher, American technology columnist, author, and Co-CEO of Revere Digital, says we shouldn’t focus on the technology, per se. Instead, we should be talking more about what it does and how it can solve major societal challenges. ...more

From the BlogHer '14 Geek Bar: 9 Geeky Blogs to Follow

One of the coolest BlogHer conference traditions is the Geek Bar, where you get hands-on help with everything you need to know to power, optimize, and manage your site, or learn about social media. If you're having trouble with a WordPress plugin or need to know the best way to set up analytics, we've got a smartypants to help you. Some of these smartypantses blog about tech and blogging, while others have blogs that set a great example for you to follow. ...more
Yea! Thanks so much for the gracious introduction. Can't wait to teach my first geek bar!more

My Review of the Fuji Instax Share SP-1 Printer -- I Don't Love It But I Like It for Art Journal Projects

Right about the time I was trying to talk myself out of buying the Fuji Instax Mini camera, I noticed someone talking about the Fuji Instax Share Printer and decided that was a cute little toy I'd like to have....more

Speed Up Your Home Network

My husband and I are big into technology (if you haven’t noticed). ...more

Victim kills Burglar, Accomplice charged with Murder

A few bungling burglars will be paying lots of time for their crime: one in prison and one six feet under.The surviving robber has been charged with the death of his alleged accomplice, even though the accomplice was shot dead by the owner of the home that they were apparently intending to rob....more

5 Easy Tips for Capturing Meaningful Moments on a Family Vacation

5 Easy Tips for Capturing Meaningful Moments on a Family Vacation We are loading up the SUV and all six of us are heading east to Universal Studios! We are joining our friends from...more

What Can You Add to Your Router?

We discussed recently that you can plug your printer into your router and voila… wireless printing! ...more

Intro to the Web Developer Toolbar

I always tell students to use the Web Developer Toolbar developed by Chris Pederick. It’s free, it works in Firefox, Opera, or Chrome and it’s very helpful. This short video explains a bit about it ....more

Healthcare High on Hackers’ Hitlist

If you think that retailers are the biggest target for cyber criminals, you have it more than a wee bit wrong. Hackers are really going after the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. In fact, “Will Healthcare Be the Next Retail?” is the name of a recent report released by BitSight Technologies, a security ratings firm....more

Family Safety Settings Through Your Wifi Router

When you are setting up a new wifi router for your house, it’s super easy to just plug it in, and let it keep it’s defaults. ...more

Gram's House Project Team Receives Two NSF Pathways Grants!

Gram's House is a research project I started several years ago with a prototype originally designed for Microsoft's Imagine Cup competition....more

Beware of the Lottery Scam

“You have won!” Yippeeee! NOT! Let’s see if you’re in that percentage of the population who will fall for this lottery scam. The alert can be an e-mail, snail mail or phone call, claiming you won a bundle of money. But keep this alert a secret due to some “mix-up in names” and you must contact a “claims agent.” You then must pay “processing charges” or “transfer fees.” You then wait. And wait. And wait....more

My addiction to my fitness band

One of my favorite Christmas presents from my always generous husband was a new fitness band, the Jawbone UP. The band is a “holistic approach to a healthy lifestyle,” according to Jawbone....more