Someone Asked Me Recently Where I Get My News

That’s a tricky question. I don’t follow mainstream news at all. It only takes about 15 seconds of reading a newspaper or watching broadcast news to put me in a bad mood. I don’t have time for it. This is what I do have time for.

Check One Off The Bucket List – Niagara Falls

I recently took a friend to Niagara Falls to celebrate his graduating high school near Erie PA. Neither of us had been there before, and my gut said it would be a blast. Who am I to argue with what my gut says – Lynn’s Rule #9 clearly applied, so I erred on the side of ‘fun… Read More »

Need a Rugged Field Service Android with Built-In Accessories Galore?

Let’s face it. Most smartphones and tablets simply aren’t designed to put up with a hard day at work with a good chance of being dropped or rained on. Untimely accidental breakage of a device you or your people need to do their jobs results in office frustration, unhappy field workers and angry customers who are kept… Read More »

Think the Sun is Big? Think Again…

I occasionally see a video or poster showing the relative sizes of several stars. We’ve all heard of the red giant Betelgeuse from science class. There are quite a few known stars that dwarf it.

Help Your Audience Remember

I don’t know about you, but I would certainly prefer that people remember key points from my presentations. Take a look. It’s a quick read. 5 Reasons We Forget Presentations from Carmen Simon

My First 3D Scan

I’ve been following the 3D scanning and printing trends for quite some time, but haven’t engaged in the potential until today. Skanect has been on my Mac for almost a year, but I didn’t have an input until my Kinect USB power cable arrived this week.

How Secure is iOS from a Design Perspective? [White Paper Updated]

Earlier this year, I read an excellent InfoWorld article that summarized the security model of Apple’s iOS operating system many of us use on our iPhones and iPads. As the company says in the first line of its whitepaper, “Apple designed the iOS platform with security at its core.”

Drone, meet Hawk. Hawk, meet Drone. Play Nice.

We’ve all heard about delivery drones being shot down by irritated bystanders, miscreants or kids just havin’ a little fun with slingshots or shotguns, but I’m pretty sure Amazon didn’t think of natural predators.