As my family knows, I clearly prefer Linux over Windows, and if we didn’t have the option of using macOS computers, we’d be using Linux, likely Ubuntu. With that in mind, I enjoyed Simon Frey’s post “How switching my parents over to Linux saved me a lot of headache and support calls”, partly because I…… Continue reading Switch your family to Ubuntu Linux, it may be less confusing than Windows
I love James Ball’s colourful photographic history of computers. These machines are grossly under-powered compared to the devices we use today. Still, they’re a wonderful reminder of how far we’ve come, and what lies ahead for us in technological terms. This Telefunken RA770 (circa 1970) is one of my favourites: Via The Stylish & Colorful…… Continue reading Colourful computer history
My Fitbit Charge 3 arrived a little sooner than I expected. 😁 Setup was pretty quick. I first had to install an update through the app on my phone, charged it for a bit, and then put it on. I've been wearing it almost constantly since I received it (I take it off when I… Continue reading My Fitbit Charge 3 arrived!
I’m looking forward to receiving my Fitbit Charge 3 in a week or two. I don’t do any intensive activities but I like tracking things like steps. Having an activity tracker that will help me track other metrics will give me a great view of my general health.
I haven’t been much of a gamer, until I started a new, casual gaming adventure in the last week or two. It started when we bought a Nintendo Switch for home.
Lately my idea of fun has been firmly rooted in coding, and playing around with Linux.
We’re living in an incredible time. Technologies that seemed like science fiction just a few years ago are being released, and they look incredible. Take the Microsoft Surface Hub 2 as an example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7DbslbKsQSk Then, when you’ve watched that, take a trip back about six or seven years when these sorts of displays were fantastic…… Continue reading We’re already living in the future
Humans simply can’t multi-task. When we shift our attention to our phones, we take it away from what we should be doing. That includes walking, riding, and driving. Just don’t do it. Whatever it is, #ItCanWait.