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Pinterest

I always check out new blogging and CMS platforms, so when I started hearing about Pinterest.com, I took a look, and then tried Pinterest. Pinterest describes itself as “Pinterest is an online pinboard. Organize and share things you love.” Pinterest isn’t really directly comparable to any of the extant blogging or CMS systems; it’s most…

It’s Complicated

This is a really smart article by Mathew Ingram: “Our Relationship with E-Books: It’s Complicated“. Ingram quite even-handedly covers the bases on sharing ebooks, and ebook annotations, complete with lots of links, in clear language. He notes: Will we ever be able to download a digital version of the print book we just bought, and…

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Tenth Anniversary of the Original iPod

My original 5 gig iPod, purchased in November of 2001, still boots, still charges, and still works. October 23 was the anniversary of the initial announcement regarding the then new iPod, and while mine still works pretty much as well as it did in 2001 (the batter is not what it was), I subsequently became…

iPad Tips for the College Student

I’ve written a short article on Peachpit’s site on “iPad Tips for the College Student.” I suggest several useful and time-saving iPad apps for students. None of the iPad apps I’m discussing cost more than $10.00; most are under $5.00 and quite a few are free. Read the rest of “iPad Tips for the College…

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Standing Desks

I’ve been thinking about standing desks and my ideal workspace for, well, a few years now. My interest has been spurred in part by people I know who, like me, write for a living, having positive experiences with standing desks. And of course there are the articles, like this one from early this month in…