Monthly Archives: January 2013

All Your SD-Card Belong to Us

After attending a Geek Dinner last night, I wanted to import the photos from my SD Card into my Windows photo folders for editing and posting to Flickr.  Naturally, there were some cat pictures accumulated on my camera also. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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The Great Social Security Scare-Off: Why?

This arrived in my postal mail a few days ago: Today, 36 percent of the federal budget is consumed by Social Security and Medicare, a growing cost shouldered by the shrinking population of younger Americans.” There were other numbers being … Continue reading

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RSS: Blogs as Publishing

I much prefer full-content blog feeds.  I want to be able to use my feed reader to see what the article is.  I can then delete it, flag it, or simply let it sit there until my attention comes back … Continue reading

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Mobile Payment Systems Arriving–Ready or Not?

Michael Brush’s 2012-12-28 article, “The next big battle for your wallet,” caught my eye on this morning’s MSN Money page. There are a number of converging factors that suggest 2013 will see a flurry of mobile payment offerings supported by … Continue reading

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