Thoughts on Diversity in the Tech Industry... From a Black Computer Scientist

Let's be clear about one thing from the start: I'm a Black female with a Ph.D. in computer science. No shade, Sheryl Sandberg, but I've been "leaning in" since birth.This topic (and blog post) has been a long time coming. I wasn't sure, at first, how to best put my thoughts to words. Then I wasn't even sure if I should say anything at all, since it may ruffle some feathers. In the end, I didn't care. Some things need to be said. Most people think it, but few say it. I'll take one for the team....more
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Top 5 Things You Should Care About From CES 2015

Well, CES 2015 is a wrap. Other than the two day recovery time from traveling from coast to coast, I truly had a BLAST!I'm still recovering from last week's event's, but I had a really good time. I even extended my flight to a later time so I could get to the show floor to see some items that I missed. Next year, I'll make sure to stay a bit longer. As I've had a week to reflect and test all the goodies I received while at CES, I decided to compile five things you should care about from the years show....more

The Best Wearable Tech of 2014

Trying to find the perfect gift is like trying to find skyscraper heels that won't hurt your feet. In other words, it can feel next to impossible. Wearable tech gifts can solve the "What do I buy" dilemma easily. What was once science fiction or wishful thinking is now reality! Now you can buy a necklace can double as a workout tracker, a wristband that turns a banana into a light saber, earmuffs that let you listen to music, and you can even charge your phone via your purse. ...more
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FREE Social Media For Business eBook

Right now you can download this handy Social Media For Business eBook for FREE! This is a great way to learn how to promote your business on various social media sites. Social media may seem like a frightening adventure for a business; however, it doesn’t have to be ....more

Weekly Let’s Play List – Week of 3/2/2015

Hello everyone and welcome to another...more

What is Catphishing?

What is catphishing? It certainly isn’t Garfield lazily sitting in a canoe holding a fishing rod. Catphishing is when a fraudster fabricates an identity and tricks someone via cyber communication into a phony emotional or romantic relationship—usually for financial gain to the scammer—because eventually he’ll hit the victim up for money....more

YouTube Kids App Review

This is a review of Google’s new YouTube app for kids, called YouTube Kids....more

FREE The 15 Success Traits of Pro Bloggers eBook

Calling all aspiring bloggers! Right now you can get this handy The 15 Success Traits of Pro Bloggers eBook for FREE ($7.99 value)! This is a wonderful resource to get your started ....more

Creating An Editorial Calendar

Over the past couple months, I have been searching and searching for the secret answer to all my blog scheduling issues. There is no secret answer or at least none that I have been able to find. This is how I have worked on filling my blog editorial calendar ....more

Before you upload that picture...

Let's start with privacy basics: The bathroom door. After several years of repeated discussions, my son has finally learned to knock on the closed bathroom door. About 60% of the time he also waits for acknowledgement before trying to come in. It is (in my head) a parenting triumph. ...more


Guys! I'm looking for feedback about the new look of my blog. There's a poll and everything. (I know, how fancy am I?!) Let me know what you think!

15 Thoughts When On A Group Text Message

We are all a part of at least one.Maybe we started it.Maybe we were added to one.But we all have taken part of, in one way or another, a group text message.For the most part, group text messages are great for making plans, sharing a quick story, or checking in on some friends/family. Sometimes, you get added by accident to a text with a bunch of strangers. Sometimes, people are texting just to text....more

Challenge Accepted! An Interview with Jendowoz

Hello everyone, and welcome to a new series here at the Sims Legacy Challenge… Challenge Accepted! I thought it would be fun to get to know some of the Simmers that play the Legacy Challenge, Wonder Child Challenge, and/or Apocalypse Challenge (and any other challenges that we post here), so I am going to be sending out interview questions to Simmers over the next few weeks. If you would like to participate, please let me know! ...more