I just finished reading “Neuromancer” by William Gibson. It’s one of those books that I’ve been meaning to read for a long time. Along with several others, it was the book that launched the whole “cyberpunk” genre in science fiction. What’s that? It’s hard to pin it down exactly, but there’s a lot of being […]

New Apple laptops

My father got a new laptop the other day. He has FINALLY gotten a Mac, now all I need to do is get mom switched over and I’ll have my computer troubleshooting life taken care of… Anyway, I moaned and groaned a bit about the new macbooks because they dropped the firewire port off of […]


I was only out of this country for a couple of years. Before I left, I was pretty up on the technology that I like, not so much while I was away. I am amazed at the progress that has happened in those two years. Digital cameras continue to get better and better. DSLRs have […]

HDTV. Really?

Since I’ve come back and started watching TV again, I’ve been stunned with the hype surrounding HDTV. I actually watch one, and it’s nice. There’s no denying the better picture but honestly, after the first couple of times I saw an HDTV program, I didn’t notice it any more. This seems like a real technical […]