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Shallows

I’ve mentioned before that I’m a book junkie. In a perfect world, I would read at least one book per week. In the world I live in, I only get through one or two per month. That is still probably more than most people, I suppose. I’m typically driven by curiosity and a...

Unsecured Wifi

Ah, wireless internet, not just a convenience these days but a necessity. How far into the woods would you need to go to not find any wireless networks? Better yet, how about unsecured wireless networks? I remember reading an article a couple of years ago about how it...

A Tectorian in Tectoria

I live in Tectoria. I am an Tectorian.   Smart Dolphins has been an involved VIATeC member for a lot of years and proud to be so (we were 2008 VIATeC Member of the Year, by the way). You know you are part of a great group/community when the community is defined...

f.lux

Have you ever had trouble falling asleep after spending time on your computer right before bed? If you spend a lot of time on your computer late at night you’ve probably noticed you just don’t feel that tired afterward. Our bodies are very well adapted to...

Going Too Far?

Do you know what I dislike more than just about anything else? Popups. I can’t stand advertisements on my favorite webpages. Truth be told I really only visit five or so websites regularly. However, I visit them every day, often multiple times. On most sites...

Reply to all

A few of us Smart Dolphins folk watched a webinar a few weeks ago on how to institute change in the workplace.  During one of the examples given in the webinar, the presenter suggested that Microsoft should remove the Reply to All button from Outlook. His thinking is...