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Author Archives: sleighfarm
It is late January 2014, and a bizarre controversy is generating a lot of interest on social media and on a wide variety of websites. The rather intense discussion centers around the discovery of footballs with lower than normal air … Continue reading
We live in an age when data, pictures, videos, e-mails, tweets, and documents migrate into the internet to live forever but they never disappear. To paraphrase the Roach Motel insect trap advertisement on TV: “your data checks in but it … Continue reading
Back in the 1950’s and 1960’s – and yes, I was alive then – we were told that the future would be a time of leisure. Appliances would run themselves, and those that didn’t would be tended by robots as … Continue reading
Wow! Look at all of the dust on this blog. My last blog post was 10 months ago just before New Years Eve. Since then I have been quite busy with my occupation (and the killer commute getting there and … Continue reading
The year 2011 was a memorable one. The U.S. Space Shuttle program ended. Several internationally known despots and evil-doers departed this world – some quite violently. A nation was paralyzed and remains wounded by a massive earthquake and tsunami. Weather … Continue reading
In the last few weeks, there have been a few news items that are positive for independent publishers. First, the number oe-book readers is dramatically increasing and shows no signs of slowing. Amazon announced four new versions of their Kindle … Continue reading