Category Archives: Technology

Dear WordPress.Com

Does it LOOK like I wanted a new interface for composing blog entries? Blocks? Modes? Huh? More importantly — WHY? As a Luddite — “high-tech Luddite,” admittedly — suddenly dealing with unexpected interface alterations offering questionable improvements with superfluous “features” … Continue reading

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The Future is Now — 3D-Printed Houses

I love the future! It’s always out there, unfolding endlessly in front of us. And I love science fiction — especially when we get to see it turned into science fact, from space travel to organ transplants to artificial intelligence. … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Atop the APEX

Hey, I won! Yes, at Wednesday night’s APEX Awards, I received the Talent Champion of the Year Award from the Colorado Technology Association. Though I knew I was one of three finalists, I certainly did not expect to win. There … Continue reading

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“And the Winner is…” — 2019 APEX Awards

I am a finalist for the Talent Champion of the Year APEX Award from the Colorado Technology Association. As such, I will be attending their awards ceremony in Denver this evening. The Colorado Technology Association (CTA), now celebrating its 25th … Continue reading

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Follow-up on Facial Recognition

Recently, I posted a set of links about facial recognition technology (FRT) and the controversies engendered as it sees wider use in more places. No sooner had I posted that list of links than I saw several related more articles, … Continue reading

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Facing the Future — Recognizing the Risks

In our brave, new world of tomorrow today, facial recognition is becoming more commonplace. Once the stuff of futuristic sci-fi movies, facial recognition software and algorithms identify friends and family in our photos and offers to further tag and identify … Continue reading

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“Let the words be yours — I’m done with mine.”

A modern American hero died this week — farewell to John Perry Barlow: poet, essayist, cyber-libertarian, song lyricist, cattle rancher and all-around amazing adult. I’d rather not try to write any more words about such an incredible writer. There are … Continue reading

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Casa Dexter Moves to Main Street

“What’s Casa Dexter?” people ask me after seeing my name tag. That question has two responses: a) Professional response: “A digital publishing house.” b) Comic response: “My house.” Both answers are true, though b) used to be “truer.” See, Casa Dexter … Continue reading

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6 Steps to Unplug Your Vacation

Step 1: Pack a “tech bag” with the Mac Air, the iPad, extra hard drive, iPhone tripod mount, charging cables and 3 thumb drives. Step 2: Place tech bag near door for loading into car with luggage. Step 3: Load … Continue reading

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The Land of A-Ha’s

I seek the Land of A-Ha’s: that mystical realm of realizations, revelations and epiphanies where what you don’t know meets and mingles with what you what you do. Austin enjoys a reawakening of creativity every March, affording 2 opportunities for … Continue reading

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