Here are three of my current favorite apps and a bit about why I like them. Search for them online by name if you want to check them out.
- April 3, 2023| |
I’m hearing a lot about the artificially intelligent ChatGPT these days. Should I pay attention?
- January 30, 2023| |
I know big technology companies keep track of our every move online, but what about privacy among family members and friends online?
- November 28, 2022| |
It might be helpful to think about our media consumption like our food consumption: try for a well-balanced diet.
- October 3, 2022| |
As churches reopen after the pandemic, it’s been encouraging that some of the technological steps taken to make worship or meetings more accessible are planned to continue.
- May 23, 2022| |
As Reformed Christians we know that everything is being redeemed by God—even the giant, sometimes dark and sinister hole we call the internet.
- February 7, 2022| |
Besides amazingly fast development to test for and combat COVID, has anything good come out of the pandemic technology-wise?
I have thousands of photos in the cloud. I know they are not really in a cloud in the sky, but where are they?November 29, 2021| |
I have thousands of photos in the cloud. I know they are not really in a cloud in the sky, but where are they?
- September 20, 2021| |
As a boomer (born between 1946 and 1964), perhaps I’m a lost cause when it comes to changing my bad habits online, but what about our kids and grandkids? Is there anything we can do?
- May 10, 2021| |
I sometimes find myself scrolling mindlessly through my social media accounts. I think that’s a problem. Would you agree?
- March 8, 2021| |
We are not respectful enough of other people’s time.
- February 1, 2021| |
After reading your suggestion to ditch social media entirely, I see you have accounts on all the major platforms. What’s up with that?
- November 23, 2020| |
The word ‘meme’ itself was coined in 1976.
- September 25, 2020| |
I get my news mostly from social media, Facebook in particular. As we head into the U.S. elections, how do I know whom to trust?
- May 25, 2020| |
A coincidence? I’m thinking not. I’m going to guess an algorithm got yesterday’s story almost right, but not quite.
- March 16, 2020| |
When it comes to technology, why do people assume older folks like me don’t get it?
- January 27, 2020| |
It’d be an overstatement to say it has changed my life, but it certainly has changed the focus of my life.
- November 25, 2019| |
Experts can usually tell when something has been manipulated, but what about the rest of us?
- October 4, 2019| |
My kid threw a fit when she saw the photos I had posted of her online. I think she’s overreacting, but what do you think?
- May 6, 2019| |
Helpful input convinced me that online dating is a viable option for anyone seeking a mate.
- March 18, 2019| |
If you mention genealogy in a group, it’s likely someone has had some experience with it—or knows someone who has. You’re also likely to pick up on some friendly competitiveness about how far back their roots could be traced.
- January 21, 2019| |
Until we learn and agree on the rules, I’d suggest we err on the side of revealing less about ourselves online—to a smaller and more trustworthy group—and behave online like we do in person.
- November 19, 2018| |
Online commenting is the latest and most efficient way we allow ourselves to be set up against each other.
My Kid Sends Me Text Messages That I Can Usually Figure Out. but Seriously, How Hard Should It Be for Her to Write a Complete Sentence?October 1, 2018| |
Three or four years ago, I started to notice people beginning their spoken sentences with “so...”