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Shameless Plug

This is the video of the presentation that I made at last summer’s WordCamp NYC 2014. I’m working on getting transcripts and a captioned version of the video. They will be posted when available.


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Dragon Makeover: version 13

I’ve always found it difficult to review a new version of a piece of software that has a long history. Most of the changes take place behind the scenes. Unless you can do a […]

The Zombie Phone Saga: Episode Two

Previously on Zombie Phone…

Our hero (me) returns home semi-triumphantly after having my iPhone reset and cleansed of the dreaded Zombie Phone Effect – known in Apple speak as the black screen. All I need […]

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     The Zombie Phone Saga

Longtime Windows users were always terrified of the “Blue Screen of Death”. It meant that the operating system failed to load and everything was lost. If you are lucky, or paranoid enough, to have […]

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what’s in Word (Redux)

I recently had to give a presentation about writing to a group of bloggers and developers. I usually give writing seminars to journalists, who all start off wanting to be writers anyway. That’s not […]



I know that we’re a country that thrives on instant gratification. I count myself among the afflicted. I find it difficult to wait any longer than is necessary. Necessity is a fluid thing. I […]

Just in Case

Meetup Meetsvoiceover

I have a love-hate relationship with I love it because it’s allowed me to meet a lot of interesting people discussing a lot of interesting topics. I hate it because, more often than […]

The War Against Planned Obsolescence

My saga of trying to maintain the functionality and longevity of earbuds plays on. In a previous post, Earbud Blues, I chronicled my failure to find a perfect pair of earbuds. I’ve had to […]

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