Archive for the 'Technology' Category

Do You Hate Captchas?

OF COURSE YOU DO! Well, Youtube really needs to fix theirs and Urgo6667 of youtube orbit and SocialBlade fame is trying to get their attention on the matter. You can help by watching this video, commenting on it, giving it a thumbs up on youtube and sharing it with others that hate captchas! If we […]

The Phone Freak

Ok, to be honest, Millie isn’t really so much of a “Freak” as she is an avid collector of telephone equipment.  She’s got quite a collection too.  It ranges from very early models that Alexander Graham Bell might well have used (or helped design?) himself to the very latest in smartphone technology. I think one […]

New “Boom Box” Solves TSA Security Woes

The TSA’s problems with the body scanners that take nude pictures of you and the obscene “pat downs” that are little more than grope sessions where TSA employees handle your junk wearing the same gloves they used to handle the last person’s junk. The controversy and outrage over this and the delays it causes in […]

I *USED* To Love Mowing The Lawn

It’s true.  Once upon a time, some ten years ago, I absolutely loved taking a couple of hours every two weeks or so to mow the lawn.  Of course, at the time I had just gotten a new mower on sale which made the job pretty easy.  It started on the first or second pull, […]

The Desktop Is Dead, Long Live The Laptop

After literally years of wanting a laptop and almost that much time actually having a real need for one, I finally found a laptop computer on sale at a price I could afford and bought it.  As soon as I had it up and running I started copying stuff to it right away from my […]