Tag Archives: technology

Apple Tablet

Apple’s new device moves the industry farther away from personal computer, and maybe closer to human touch and human interest. ... More

The Facebook Generation

No longer relegated to hip college students trying to find dates, the Facebook community now includes everyone from 20-something celebrities to grandmothers and sewing circles. Is it for you? ... More

The Book of Numbers

Those of you who joined us in the last 20 years probably don’t know how much previous generations relied on telephone directories. ... More

E-Books: A Good Read

The biggest hurdle e-readers face is the suspension of disbelief. No one, says Andrew Sivori of Sony, ever thinks an e-book reader is going to be as good as a book. Then they try one. Like a monk holding a Gutenberg Bible, they realize everything changes. ... More

The New Fishing: Hook, Line, and Sonar

Fishing has changed monumentally since the days when standard fare was a bamboo pole with a worm-baited line tossed into the water, “a jerk on one end of the line waiting for a jerk on the other,” as the sport has been playfully described. ... More

What Will They Think of Next

There’s nothing new under the sun. That may have been true centuries ago when the phrase was attributed to an unnamed philosopher, identified only as “the Preacher,” in the Book of Ecclesiastes; but since then, WOW! Innovations have been coming at us at the speed of light. Every time I think things have gone as […] ... More
A Nation of Innovation

A Nation of Innovation

Twitter, Facebook, iPhones, GPS, digital sound — the endless stream of technological, social, and artistic advances is a modern by-product of one of our country’s greatest assets — American ingenuity. For two centuries, America has reigned as the most innovative nation on the planet — a force nourished by limitless curiosity, an openness to new ideas, and a system that allows […] ... More
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