What does it mean to be a grandparent? I never thought much about that question until Laura and I turned our parents into grandparents with the birth of Julian. Julian is now two and his sister Celeste is one. My ability to observe their relationship with their grandparents has enlightened me in my role as both a parent and child.… Read the rest
..Can you here me now? …Can you hear me now? …Good!
I like Apple. It’s the best computer manufacturer — no question. My primary machine is a MacBook Pro, and we have several iPods in my house.
I also love the iPhone. It’s a game-changer in mobile computing.… Read the rest
If you’ve been following my tweets for the past month, you’ve endured (sorry) my complaining over my malfunctioning MacBook Pro. For the past two years, it’s been a great machine: dependable, never crashes, fast, good for photo and movie editing, great for video chatting and Web apps — AND well-designed.… Read the rest
As announced last week, Iâ€™m participating in Sonyâ€™s DigiDads program. Several tech-savvy daddy bloggers, including me, are testing Sony gear and sharing our experiences while collaborating on some fun projects. Our first assignment was the Connected Living room, where we set up some home-theater gear and hosted movie night.Â … Read the rest
Recently I examined the ubiquitous problem of electronics: their obnoxious, blinking LEDs and displays. Our assimilation with machines has led to a subtle encroachment of electronics status updates that constantly demand our attention. But there’s yet another encroaching violator of our sanity amidst the electronics realm: remote controls.… Read the rest