They knew back then

Way, way back in 1969 they had a good idea of the technological wave that was bearing down on us, cresting in the 1990’s and changing our lives forever. From online shopping and banking, email and video monitoring these guys were ahead of their time and even produced a film to brag about it. And […]

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The Kindle arrives in Canada

Amazon.com’s spiffy new reading device is now available in Canada. Kindle is now available for order from the Amazon.com web site and, for now, is shipped from the U.S (and subject to duty and taxes of course). But what exactly is so great about the Kindle? I’ve said for some time that print publications (newspapers, […]

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Technological Torture

Our expensive, European, state-of-the-art clothes dryer has an interesting button labeled Extra Dry. I’m confused. Why do we need this setting when the assumption is the clothes DRYER will dry our clothes until all the moisture is removed ? The dryer demands we use the extra dry setting to ensure the clothes are completely dry […]

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