Author: patrixmyth

The Twidit App/Site Pitch

The Twidit Pitch: Lots of people poll twitter followers to answer questions/identify things/recall facts. Twidit will be an app/website to make this a little easier. By querying the user to identify the common information elements, things like ‘Where was it?’, ‘When…

My difficulty with silence

It’s not that I like to hear myself speak. In fact, I can’t really stand my voice. I just find it impossible to sit in silence. Twitter helps a lot. It’s basically a really slow conversation where people put up…

None of our business

What can you say about those cyclical lingering ugly stories about popular culture icons? Michael Jackson, John Travolta, Woody Allen, Bing Crosby, Bill Cosby, Gumby … the list is limited only by my memory, my commitment to treating the topic serious…

Star Wars Thoughts

This is not a Star Wars 7 trailer review. That would be pointless and stupid. This is ALSO pointless and stupid, but it’s not a Star Wars 7 trailer review. No one seems to be talking about Star Wars on…

Something Serious in Syria

If you’re watching the news, it’s likely you’ve heard ‘something’ about Kobani, Syria. It might just be blending in with all the other bad news you are hearing. It’s different. I believe it’s much different. I believe I have a…

Take my wifi, please!

So, you got trouble, and that starts with T, which stands for Smart TV, and no, I’m not going to write this whole blog post as a Music Man parody. This post is advice on handling a poor wifi signal,…

Toss these technologies

Any avid ‘technophile’ knows it’s pretty easy thinking of reasons to get new gadgets. What about discarding technology, though?  Looking through my hardware junk drawer, recently, however (junk room, actually), I realized a few of my devices have not only…

Wearable or Whereable?

Thinking about my own use of mobile technology, and where that interacts with new technology. Here are my initial observations. 1) I don’t remember to charge my devices. I barely remember to bring them. 2) Outside my house, 90% of…

Tricks for Taming Gmail

Another functional post. With my continued anxiety with the news in Europe, just not in the mood for creative writing. Lucky you! So, here’s some ‘good for you’ gmail tips to make your day. Unless you know it all. You’re…

Online Security Tips

This post is completely my own idea, and nothing to do with shadowy certification authorities that reward blog posts about online security with continuing education credits.  Probably. Maybe. Ok. That’s actually why… Still. Long time readers will know that I…