Apple might not find this funny but I do: Steve Jobs in Carbonite

The lawyers at Apple have ordered a cease and desist on an iPhone case....more

Kewl Design Alert: Indescribable Surprising Machine Will Surprise You (video)

I love me some good design. (See all my design-related posts if you doubt me) And this is definitely some good design. I had really no idea what I was going to see when I hit play but you should have seen my eyes within the first 10 seconds. WIIIIIDE open. Holy cow!So then I showed it to the Dude and his Dad separately. Same reaction! The actual practical application for this device is smart and a bit boring. I envisioned it being in science labs and eventually homes. Can you imagine the infomercial?...more

What NOT to Buy a Geek Mom for Mother's Day (or: Why I Hate Tech Targeted "To Women")

Here, I'm going to give you a little spoiler: don't buy Mom any tech that's targeted to Moms. Period.I came across an article on Ubergizmo for a rumored new HTC Bliss phone, which is being touted as an Android phone for women.Now, being a Droid lover I like to check out new Droid phones. But being a woman, especially a geeky one, I did not like the sound of a phone marketed to women. By that, all I could think was that it's really for Moms and that could only mean......more

Useful WordPress Plugins for Your Blog

Plugins are one of the reasons WordPress bloggers love them some WordPress. Plugins add functions and capabilities to your blog with all sorts of helpful and useful enhancements. There are currently over 14,000 plugins in the WordPress Plugin Directory. ...more
Everyone uses CommentLuv but no one actually uses it to promote communication..more

The Enchantress of Numbers: Ada Lovelace

The daughter of Lord Byron, mathematician, and the woman credited with being the world's first computer programmer still inspires...Augusta Ada Byron, born in 1815, lived a short life of rigorous study, frequent illness, family drama and later, great intellectual and mathematical work. More than a hundred years after her death, she is an inspiration for computer scientists everywhere, especially women....more

Windflowers

Windflowers . my father told me not to go near them. He said he feared them always . and he told me that they carried him away Windflowers, Beautiful windflowers I couldn’t wait to touch them, to smell them I held them closely. And now I cannot break away. Their sweet bouquet disappears like the vapor in the desert. So take a warning, son. Windflowers ....more

Internet Exile, Part Two

Two quick observations after avoiding the Internet for a week:...more

What to read before you buy your iPad 2

If you read my blog, then it is no surprise I love almost everything about my iPad. Sadly, I do not have the iPad 2–yet. The timing of the launch of the new iPad 2 conveniently fits the shopping deadline for my daughter's upcoming birthday. (And fortunately we like to share gadgets.)...more

Girl Gamers: a new option for tweens

Girls and video games: in the predominantly male world of game developers, the combination is still somewhat of a mystery. Most games for girls are super pink and girly, like Barbie and anything on this site, and while that may not be terrible in itself it doesn't contribute to growth as many games aimed at boys do....more

The Internet Strikes Back: What Net Neutrality Means to Your Blog

For those of you not in the U.S., or in the U.S. and not sure what the hell I'm talking about, Net Neutrality is about allowing Internet users the same speed and level of connection across devices, hardware, and method of connection. If Net Neutrality were not in effect, Verizon, for example, my Internet service provider, could give me faster connective speeds to its sponsored sites and block access to sites it doesn't want me to see. Moreover, it could block my access to competitors or sites it doesn't like me to use. ...more

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