Technophilia

December 12th, 2006
Several years ago there was a phenomenon in the business world called technophobia. While computer technology was advancing many businesses and people delayed buying computers or peripherals because they knew the price would soon be going down or new te more »

Back to Tyler

December 11th, 2006
Going to Mississippi and back I learned and saw a lot of neat things. While there I learned a little more about our family heritage and our genealogy. My mother's side of the family has a long history in the area. One of the most interesting things I d more »

Get a map!

December 10th, 2006
Before our trip I used mapquest.com to print out a map and directions. As a programmer I know the concepts of AI (artificial intelligence) that could be used to generate such maps. They usually do pretty good but in this one there seems to be some pers more »

Sports

December 9th, 2006
Much of the world lives on generalization. If more of a group does a certain thing we say they all do. Or we say "much of the world" is that way. :) I'm not too sure how true it is but much of the media has po more »

Family Stage

December 8th, 2006
Some years ago I remember listening to (or was it reading?) something about the stages of life each person goes through. While all of it doesn't apply to everyone there are certain things that have more interest to us at age 50 than at age 20. more »

Remembering

December 7th, 2006
Except for the annual mention of Pearl Harbor in the newspaper much of Pearl Harbor is now forgotten. It's not that people don't remember that December 7 is Pearl Harbor day but the masses have apparently forgotten the significance of the day and the i more »

Road Politics

December 6th, 2006
I was going to my brother's wedding this weekend and we set out for Mississippi today. The weather was nice and the reliability of our transportation surprised one of us. The one thing that I noted was that Mississippi had the best roads. Texas roads have more »