Doesn't it seem like things have grown in your community over the years? I know that, around here, there are subdivisions where there were once farmers' fields or forests. There's another way to get a real sense of growth and what we're doing to our communities and indeed, our planet. It's called Google Timelapse. The … Continue reading My, how you’ve grown
... Carmen Sandiego? No, this isn't a post best written for a Sunday morning. It's a revival of the fun game from years gone by - now appearing in Google Earth! The premise is the same - a crime has been committed and you've been recruited to see if you can solve it. You get … Continue reading Where in the world is …
It was after reading this story this morning The Man Who Invented the World Wide Web Has Mixed Feelings About What the Internet Has Become that I got thinking about the "good old days" when we just went online to do research or reading or communicating or whatever. We actually paid for the service so … Continue reading A better internet?
How many times have we heard that the weakest part of any security measure is the person at the keyboard? Phishing is the name of the game and, unfortunately, the bad guys have won at this game so many times. How many times have we warned people about emails that are designed to get you to follow links that take you to places that aren't safe or healthy for you and/or your computer? How … Continue reading Gone phishing
And it comes from Google. Check it out at this link - https://gameoftheyear.withgoogle.com/ If you think you know the internet, Google, and searching, here's your change to try it out. Just click the link and away you go. You'll be prompted with a search topic and have the ability to choose from some, at times, … Continue reading It’s the game of the year
Yesterday, I had mused a bit about search engines. I got some interesting questions - Dogpile? Why certainly! Why just "Go" when you can "Go Fetch"? Many people just stick with the default search engine that comes with their browser and that's OK. Search engines generally all do a wonderful job of bringing back good … Continue reading Better answers
From the New York Post this morning, check out this story "A Lot Changes in Tech Over Four Years and 1,000 Blog Posts". It got me thinking about things. According to the dashboard for this blog, I've made 4,255 posts. The very first one goes back to January 8, 2008 and was titled "Blogging on … Continue reading Thinking about technology investments