DIGITAL LIFE

A Different Kind Of Gift Guide (Smurftastic Edition)

November 22, 2011

I’m not the kind of person who consults gift guides, as a matter of practice. Mostly because I find it hard to believe that there’s anyone out there who would have a fix on exactly the types of gifts that I would tend to buy (or, for that matter, want to receive.) I mean, I’m [...]

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The Business Of Blogging

November 15, 2011

So you wanna make money from your blog, do you? Because it looks super easy to make money from blogs, doesn’t it? You just roll out of bed, make some coffee, and then hunker down in your yoga pants to spin paragraph after paragraph of gripping prose that draws readers by the bajillions, such that [...]

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Family-Sized Blender: The Slog

November 14, 2011

Strap in for Jason’s ongoing story. Once a tech obsessed writer/photographer/speaker, he thought he had it all under control – until his family grew six sizes. Now he’s trying to fuse everyone together into a single family. This is Family Sized Blender. There are a lot of disagreements. “You left the towel on the floor, [...]

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Home Is Where The Heart, And The Internet, Is

October 28, 2011

So we’re all together now, my family and me, in our new house – apartment – in New York City and I have to say, it is pretty much equal parts awesome and overwhelming. Awesome, because I get to cuddle my children every single day, which is a luxury that I have been missing for [...]

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Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner?

October 28, 2011

Nancy wants to know how you manage mobile etiquette (yes, there is such a thing.) You can follow Nancy’s other Digital Life discussions in her stream here, and you can see what else she’s up to over at the Intel Canada Facebook page. Personally, I would have thrown his phone out the nearest window.

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Family Sized Blender: The Loss

October 27, 2011

Strap in for Jason’s ongoing story. Once a tech obsessed writer/photographer/speaker, he thought he had it all under control – until his family grew six sizes. Now he’s trying to fuse everyone together into a single family. This is Family Sized Blender. It really was only a cheeseburger. Mom got home last night late after [...]

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What A Difference A Voice Makes

October 23, 2011

Nancy considers the potential of voice control/voice activation applications for people with special needs – people like her son. Keep up with Nancy at the Intel Canada Facebook page. Voice control for mobile devices seems to have suddenly hit the mainstream. Siri is your personal concierge on the iPhone 4s. Blackberry is giving away iSpeech. [...]

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Family Sized Blender: The Sale

October 20, 2011

Strap in for Jason’s ongoing story. Once a tech obsessed writer/photographer/speaker, he thought he had it all under control – until his family grew six sizes. Now he’s trying to fuse everyone together into a single family. This is Family Sized Blender. Jason also blogs about making better memories with your point-and-shoot camera. Check out [...]

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Down This Long Distance Line Tonight

October 19, 2011

Of all the types of mother that I imagined I’d be – when, that is I did imagine being a mother, which was not all that often – I never imagined that I’d be an absentee mother. I imagined that I’d work, of course – staying at home was nothing that I ever aspired to, [...]

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What Happens When You Put On Shiny Spandex

October 17, 2011

The New Kids On The Block were never really my jam when I was younger. I was more into Depeche Mode and and The Cure and adorable boy bands just weren’t, you know, emo enough for me. That said, I did know who they were and I did, maybe, know all the words to Step [...]

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