“It turns girls on that I’m mysterious. I tell ’em I don’t want nothing serious. ‘Cause even on a slow day I can have a three-way chat with two woman at one time. I’m so much cooler online.” ~Brad Paisley Do you think all this technology — all this social media — has made us … Continue reading Dear Journal: Technology
I got my first (and until now, only) smartphone a year and a half ago, and I wasn’t at all torn over which phone I wanted to get. No, I wasn’t seduced by Blackberry, although I do love the name. All those Samsung phones weren’t doing it for me, although they do have my name … Continue reading No, I Don’t Have An iPhone!
My daughter broke her iPad. It was one of those happenstance incidences, one of those once-in-ninety-nine-times incidences. And I saw it happen in slow motion, as if the iPad were swimming through water. The screen cracked, sending spiderweb lines nearly to the top of the device, and the panel was dented at the bottom. I … Continue reading The Apple Doesn’t Fall Too Far
I first found out about facebook when I was leading a group of students on an educational tour of England, Ireland and Wales in 2008. The youngsters kept taking pictures and telling each other to “tag me in it,” and I could only imagine a classic game of tag. Yet, no one was hitting anyone … Continue reading From the Vault: The Facebook Phenomenon