Category Archives: Tools of the Trade

The ins and outs of key­boards, com­puters, memory sticks and more.

Technical troubles? Find a teenager.

These days there’s a def­in­ite dis­ad­vant­age to not grow­ing up in the digit­al gen­er­a­tion. Here’s the story of how a teen­ager saved the day…more than once. Continue read­ing

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E-book or paper book, which do you prefer?

Do you prefer read­ing a book by the glow of an elec­tron­ic screen or do you like the feel of paper in your hands? There are pros and cons to both e-books and paper books but most people have a def­in­ite pref­er­ence for one or the oth­er. And the reas­ons aren’t always about read­ing. Continue read­ing

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The treadmill desk

Prolonged sit­ting is not only bad for the fig­ure, it also has the poten­tial to kill you. Continue read­ing

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Saying goodbye

I looked over with alarm. I’d hired a com­puter tech to fix what I thought were some minor prob­lems. But this soun­ded ser­i­ous. Perhaps even ter­min­al. Continue read­ing

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