Passing down digital assets

April 21, 2015
Now that I don't work outside the home, the calendar has a different, more casual function. It's more like...well, guidance.  Sure, there are some hard and fast...

The day I forgot my phone

October 6, 2014
I had taken just half a dozen steps into the Caltrain station when I realized that I'd left my cell phone at home. M had dropped me off and was on his way back home to...

Don’t give terrorists a stage

September 6, 2014
When newscaster Walter Cronkite brought the sound and fury of the Vietnam War into our living rooms it marked the evolution of the news and mass media, confirmation...

Capitalizing on our paranoia

May 6, 2014
The thing about capitalism is that entrepreneurs can and will monetize just about everything. Including our paranoia.  That's the beauty of our system. The Skymall...

Will libraries as we know them one day disappear?

April 25, 2014
I like to think that I'm okay with change. But when I see beautiful libraries full of books, I can't even imagine the idea that they might one day disappear.  I can't...

Reinventing social media days of the week

April 15, 2014
 Now there's a Facebook or blog post meme for every day of the week. You know, like Throwback Thursday. Gratitude Monday.  Caturday. You know. I have to admit. They...

Ditto: once high-tech, now a cultural artifact

March 1, 2014
Can you guess what these students are doing? If you're in the Baby Boomer generation, you know. They're inhaling the aroma of a fresh ditto handout. Nothing smelled...

3 reasons why online dating is better than traditional dati

February 25, 2014
My fate in life seems to be helping women around my age navigate the online dating world.  And here's the one secret I always reveal to them. It. is. so. much. fun. I'm...

Are you a hipster?

January 17, 2014
The fact that there's an entire subculture that's immersed in the mindless minutiae of social media astounds me. Oh, you're wondering what a hipster is?  There are a...

Transitioning from corporate to consulting

December 18, 2013
Corporate boom times are long gone—I can’t remember for how long that “downsizing” has been so prevalent but people have been laid off in droves for more than a...

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