Need to know more


Right off the bat, I’ll admit that I don’t own a dedicated personal digital assistant. That doesn’t mean that I’m not interested; I just don’t have a need right now. At least, one that I know of. That can always change. If I’m within listening range, I can say “Hey, Google” and the Assistant comesContinue reading “Need to know more”

A TouchDevelop Tip


Lately, Alfred Thompson (@alfredtwo) has been sharing a great deal about his experiences with TouchDevelop.  His latest post is actually a story around a video showing how to use Turtle Graphic in TouchDevelop.  That did it.  If anyone can program and create a video at the same time, I’ve got to give it a shot.Continue reading “A TouchDevelop Tip”

Signing Off


There’s nothing like learning something new and I had it happen to me on the weekend.  My newest teacher, Sharon, needed me to sign off on something and forwarded me a PDF file to sign. Sigh, I thought.  I was in the mobile office here at dougpete labs.  It has a relaxing chair and aContinue reading “Signing Off”

Advertising Isn’t What It Used To Be


In the beginning, there was a big of advertising.  I think that most of us who are connected to the web remember back to when you’d see these little unobtrusive adverts appearing as you worked the web. They took up a little real estate on your screen but, in your heart of hearts, you knewContinue reading “Advertising Isn’t What It Used To Be”