Category Archives: Smart Devices

Bilton’s Rule

Since my post last November about the F.A.A. Lifting the ban on smart devices during take-off or landing, the issue to cell phone use has come up again and again. Yesterday, at KQED’s Forum, Dave Iverson interviewed Nick Bilton, Tech … Continue reading

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For Your Flight Enjoyment

For most people, flying has become very mundane, prosaic, functional.  It is a means to get from point A to point B. We book our flights on our computers instead of a travel agent. Our boarding passes are on our … Continue reading

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Social Media and Digital Devices

I was intrigued by today’s Daily Prompt: The Social Network.  In particular, we are asked: Do you feel like you “get” social media, or do you just use it because that’s where all your friends and family are? I must … Continue reading

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My Daffodils Are Back!

Yes, it’s Spring in the San Francisco Bay area all right.  The Daffodils have been out and about the neighborhood for the last two weeks. On my yard, they have been awakened too! This morning, as I was preparing to … Continue reading

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On Addictions

I was having friendly banter with djmatticus on his January 5, 2013 post about his harrowing ordeal with the now infamous NyQuil and the resultant monster-chasing nightmares. I concluded he’s no junkie but he countered that this may not necessarily … Continue reading

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