I WANT AN AUTONOMOUS HOUSE! Marilyn Armstrong

Autonomous house, autonomous life! The self-driving vehicle is on the way. It's on the news and in the news. A few accidents. One death. But considering the number of accidents just backing out of a driveway in suburbia, that's pretty good. I can actually see a day coming when Robert Heinlein's vision will have arrived. … Continue reading I WANT AN AUTONOMOUS HOUSE! Marilyn Armstrong

MACBOOK AIR IS ALMOST – Marilyn Armstrong

I hate setting up new computers. Regardless of what benefit I hope to get from it, the process is boring, annoying, and full of "What do you MEAN that's not my email address? Of course it is. " Then, there are updates. You think only PCs have updates? Have you gotten a new Mac recently? … Continue reading MACBOOK AIR IS ALMOST – Marilyn Armstrong

AN ELABORATE CONSPIRACY – Marilyn Armstrong

It's an elaborate conspiracy Someone commented that "working on a problem" was, for WordPress, their version of progress. So I got to thinking. What is the opposite word -- the antonym as it were -- of progress? And after considerable research I discovered there is no antonym because "progress" is a contextual word and what … Continue reading AN ELABORATE CONSPIRACY – Marilyn Armstrong

HOW DELL DONE ME IN – Marilyn Armstrong

How a vague idea became real when the company you loved gives you the final boot. Dell, Apple, and why Apple has finally won the endless war. I have been buying Dell computers for more than 20 years. Not only have I always loved how Dell's were made, but they lasted a long time. On … Continue reading HOW DELL DONE ME IN – Marilyn Armstrong

WHAT’S THE ANTONYM FOR PROGRESS? Marilyn Armstrong

Someone commented that "working on a problem" was, for WordPress, their version of progress. So I got to thinking. What is the opposite word -- the antonym as it were -- of progress? And after considerable research I discovered there is no antonym because "progress" is a contextual word and what is means depends on … Continue reading WHAT’S THE ANTONYM FOR PROGRESS? Marilyn Armstrong

THE ULTIMATE INEFFICIENT LEARNING OF A GRAPHICS APP

INEFFICIENCY AT IT'S BEST - LEARNING ACDsee WHEN WORDS MEAN NOTHING I have been using a very old version of Photoshop for a long time. It's CSS5 and I know I got it when I left my last job -- and that was 2008? Maybe a year earlier. It could have been 2007. That it … Continue reading THE ULTIMATE INEFFICIENT LEARNING OF A GRAPHICS APP