Category: HowzItWork

No more Obamacare

We should have called it the ‘Better Than Nothing Act’. I’ve never liked calling it ‘Obamacare’. It wasn’t his idea. It was what goddamned Mitt Romney enacted in Massachusetts, and it existed as an idea long before that. The name made…

Electoral Boogie. Pick a dance, and perfect it already.

If you take a really fuel efficient car, convert it to electric power, then install solar panels on the roof, what do you get?  3 good ideas that won’t get you to work. That’s what we have for our Presidential…

Adventures in domain naming

Prompted by the continuing unsolicited offers to buy a domain name I’m not really that interested in selling, I’ve gone a bit overboard researching more domain names to buy. I know it’s dumb, but if I could consistently flip domains for $1500+,…

Current Projects

Projects I’ve informally worked on over the past few years. None are functioning services, some are just domain names and scribbled notes. As I put together these notes, realized they fall broadly into 3 categories; social, ecommerce and security. Why…

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,…

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…

Twitter Cards

Sometimes I just decide I want things. So, this time I wanted to see my twitter analytics because I don’t trust all those nifty ‘find your’ themed apps on Twitter. Apparently, that requires something called Twitter Card implementation on your…