My kid got in trouble this week and got seriously grounded for the first time. But as my wife and I learned, it’s not easy when your child is nerdy.
Posted in column, nerdery public, nonfiction, six of the worst, writing
Tagged engagement, french doors, grounded, monotony, parenting, punishment, reading, solitary confinement, strict, technology, writing lines
If you fix your business technology to make your nerds happy, everyone else will be happy too. Here are Six of the Best… business technology improvements that benefit nerds (and everyone else), my latest column at Nerdery Public.
April 20, 2016
Tagged batfleck, batman, ben affleck, business, google business, internet explorer, microsoft office, patience, power users, security, tech support, technology, vpn, walled garden, work, work phone
Lately I’ve been having some real struggles with my depression, and I think a lot of them are related to how much technology I use. In that vein, here are six of the best ways technology depresses us. SIX OF … Continue reading
September 9, 2015
Tagged casual gaming, computers, depression, digital records, distraction, double depression, dysthymia, gamification, jones in the fastlane, keeping up with jones, neurotypical, passive interaction, sleep, technology
Our new ticketing system at work is so bad that I wrote a column about it. (SIX OF THE BEST… ticketing system features – The Nerdery Public)
May 28, 2015
Tagged collaboration, customizable, have you tried turning it off and back on again, it, notifications, portability, speed, technology, ticketing systems, training, work
Unless you’ve been living completely off the grid — in which case, how are you reading this? — you’re aware that Apple is releasing a highly-touted wearable called the iWatch. It’s coming this Friday, and you absolutely, positively don’t need … Continue reading
April 22, 2015
Tagged apple watch, battery life, casio, databank, iwatch, smartwatch, status symbol, technology, watch, watches, wearables
About a year and a half ago, I wrote a post about how fast data storage technology is expanding. My example was my USB drive, which holds eight hundred times as much data in something the size of my finger … Continue reading