I recently had the opptunity to interview Stacey Hanke — a Chicago consultant and speaker who focuses on communication — about our views and advice on using electronic communication devices while driving. This is a subject that we also feel strongly about and have written about in the past. But don’t take our word for… Continue reading Interview with Stacey Hanke: Electronic Communication While Driving
Should You Buy a Knock-Off Brand eReader?
A reader wrote in to ask our advice on whether they should buy a lesser-known eReader from a website selling directly from China and we felt the answer was worthy of sharing with everyone (you can ignore if you already have this subject covered). Our reader wanted to know if they should consider buying an… Continue reading Should You Buy a Knock-Off Brand eReader?
Rep Jesse Jackson Jr Says iPads Kill Jobs
If you can get past how ridiculous this sounds, you just have to laugh. Illinois representative Jesse Jackson Jr. says that the iPad is killing jobs in America. Of course, while he railed about the iPad (and I assume other devices/computing in general) destroying the traditional publishing world, he then went on to talk about… Continue reading Rep Jesse Jackson Jr Says iPads Kill Jobs
Windows 8 SmartScreen is a Step in the Right Direction, but Needs a “Warn” Setting
Windows 8 will have a new feature common to the entire OS and not just IE called SmartScreen that will dynamically prevent programs that have been deemed illegal, fraudulent or malicious from running (assuming you have it turned on).
Is the Username Dying?
What would happen if at a school’s talent show some parents stood up and started heckling the child playing the piano or dancing in front of them? “You’re awful!” or “You call yourself a dancer?” For one thing, it would never happen. And if it did, the rest of the audience would turn on the… Continue reading Is the Username Dying?