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August 29, 2008

When to Buy a New Mac or iPod

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Can you control Apple? I’ll bet you can. Just buy an Apple product — a Mac or iPod — and within three weeks they’ll come out with a new one. It’s like controlling the stock market: buying stock and then seeing its price go down. But stock prices may come back up. With Apple, your old junk is just junk … unless you know where to look.
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August 27, 2008

How Newspapers Can Adapt to the Internet

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Print media is not dead. Printed material will always be with us, primarily for the reasons of permanence and portability. Newspaper publishers specifically need to understand what business they’re in now that the timeliness factor is owned by the Internet. Better still, they can exploit the power of the computer to deliver content and advertising in a powerful, profitable manner.
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August 25, 2008

And the Newspapers will be the First to Go!

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In the late 1990s I attended a convention where the keynote address was titled (in part) Roadkill on the Information Superhighway. Nearly 10 years later I can proudly declare one species as roadkill: the newspaper. But they weren’t killed. Instead, they ran out into traffic and got squished.
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August 22, 2008

What’s Up With That?

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Hello, I’m a Mac. And I’m a PC. And, dang it, this ad campaign has been successful!
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August 20, 2008

I’m a Keyboard Snob

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I have an unhealthy obsession with computer keyboards.
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August 18, 2008

Post 100

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This is my 100th post on this blog.
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August 15, 2008

Radio Active

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I had one of the very first computer radio talk shows in the known universe.
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August 13, 2008

Spaced Out

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What is the nature of space? No, not outer space. I’m speaking of the spaces between words.
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August 11, 2008

An En and an Em

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A hyphen is a minus sign is a dash, but that’s not entirely true. There are different types of dashes available for your writing pleasure. Before the media releases a panicked news flash, know which is which and how to use them in Microsoft Word.
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August 8, 2008

I’m all A-Twitter.com

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Almost immediately after succumbing to the seductive personal networking web site Facebook, I joined another, similar social networking site, Twitter.
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