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It’s All a Bunch of Hot Air

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

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Data in a roach motel

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

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Aren’t There Supposed to be Helperbots?

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

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Where Has the Time Gone?

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

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Another Year, A Brighter Hope

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

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The Virtue of Patience

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

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News Coverage: Overblown or Not?

I normally write about books, and publishing, and the creative process, but this time I decided to add my opinions about recent events in the news.  In actuality, my comments are not as much about the events themselves, but are … Continue reading

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