For the past three weeks my wife and I traveled to Greece, then met up with the rest of our family for a week in Southern Spain. We looked forward to some rest after our nonstop Greek touring, but hadn’t anticipated how much more grueling… Read More »Tribulations of a European vacation
Most cellphones made in the past few years allow you to add second or third SIM card, assuming they are unlocked. These are not physical cards, simply software code downloaded that adds an electronic SIM card from another carrier. While I could pay a $10… Read More »Trying to save money with an eSIM card
These days the news is filled with stories about AI (artificial intelligence). Much like reporting of past technology breakthroughs, what’s being reported is confusing, contradictary and often alarming. The truth is most of the writers (myself included) have little sense of what it all means,… Read More »What to believe about AI?
ChatGPT providess answers to all sorts of questions based on being able to string the most likely words together found on the Internet. While it may be useful for writing poems, job descriptions and term papers, it has been terrible when it comes to researching… Read More »Is ChatGPT as dangerous as some say?
You couldn’t have written a more embarassing script for what occurred tonite. Gov. Ron Desantis decided to make his long awaited announcement that he is running for president on Elon Musk’s Twitter. Two far right personalities with authoritarian bents attempting to help each other. DeSantis… Read More »A two-for-one embarassment
The process of getting prescriptions filled is one that’s antiquated and inconvenient. We can even say outdated in this modern age of online shopping. The doctor first needs to write the prescription and electronically send it to a pharmacy that we designate. We then need… Read More »Amazon Pharmacy is a welcome time-saver
I noticed a generation gap when I began planning an upcoming vacation trip to Greece, a destination that my son and his family visited last year. When I asked if he had any guidebooks, he said he doesn’t use them and relies entirely on the… Read More »Are travel guidebooks still useful?
This is not about a labor strike of autoworkers. It’s about the baffling decision-making at General Motors that flies in the face of market trends and common sense. In recent weeks GM has announced that they’re killing CarPlay and Android on many of their future… Read More »GM’s third strike