I’m Rightly Pissed Off

And here’s why: https://bit.ly/2S9lXwW Donald Trump, in his eternal ass-licking of the fascist Evangelical Christian movement, seeks to deny my existence. Not content with stripping minorities of their civil rights, he is now attempting to define me out of existence. What next? Is he going to round us up and put us in ghettoes, as … Read more

Technology Transfer and Me

“Technology transfer” means the transfer of new technology from the originator to a secondary user, especially from developed to less developed countries in an attempt to boost their economies. But in this post, it means “all of the hoops I had to jump through to transfer my iPhone contents to a new iPhone.” Some Background … Read more

In a Hole In The Ground There Lived a Hobbit

Long before any cartoons, long before any movies, and long before any graffiti, there was Bilbo Baggins. And long before Bilbo, there was J.R.R. Tolkien. I don’t remember whether I was 17 or 18 when a friend pressed a copy of The Hobbit into my hands, with the whispered secret knowledge that “Bilbo Lives!”  In … Read more

Pinterest: A Love-Hate Relationship

Do you use Pinterest? And if so, have you ever had this happen to you? Last week I cleared my browser cache, and was subsequently unable to log into mt Pinterest account. “No worries,” I thought. “Use your other browser.” I did, only to have Pinterest ask me for my account and password in order … Read more