Anyone who has ever spent a moment on Whispering Randomness can’t have possibly avoided noting “A little intriguing wordsmithery” in the right column of each and every page. Those aren’t randoms from a popular ‘quote of the day’ email or keyword search site like BrainyQuote, GoodReads, Eduro, The Quotations Page or The Quote Factory. Every single one… Read More »
I just watched a Ted Talk about remembering. It turns out that having a great memory and being born with high intelligence aren’t tied to each other.
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.
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 »
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 »
iOS 8 adoption reached 16% in only 24 hours after release! Adoption is running a little slower this time around. As of October 9, iOS 7 had dropped below 50% with iOS 8 reaching 46.5%. Interestingly, at 40 hours after launch, iOS 7 adoption was nearing 40%!
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.
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
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.
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.”
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.