Hotel Internet Access for Guests

One of the more often debated topics in hotel technology is internet access for guests. The debate is whether to give away Internet or charge for it or some combination of the two. Many who have engaged me in this … Continue reading

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Engage your customer – Make it easy

How do you make something engaging? This is one of my favorite recent TED viewings. It’s a wonderful, comical and to the point way looking at apathy and engagement.

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Educational reform and funding

This is not directly about technology or related subjects but something I feel strongly about. The education of our kids. Recently, pink slips were given to number of teachers in my daughters school district because funding was going to fall … Continue reading

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1 million purchased

I was looking on LivingSocial today and remembered that I had forgotten to purchase the Fandango deal earlier this week. When I checked and saw 1 million had been purchased, equating to 2 million tickets, it occurred to me how … Continue reading

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Verizon iPhone – I can hear you now!

I received my Verizon iPhone today. I’ve had mobile phone service since 1985 through Pac Bell, AirTouch and all the other iterations up to Verizon Wireless. But when the iPhone came out, I got an AT&T account as well and have used … Continue reading

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CES 2011 takeaways

CES 2011 – Technology acceptance and use is at an all time high and rapidly increasing. This is one industry that is not having a recession. Continue reading

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Microsoft takes 30 days to process digital order?

WHAT? 30 days to process an all electronic order for a digital download. I ordered a product from a neighbor of Microsofts, Amazon.com, on a Saturday and had my product delivered to my doorstep on Monday. Continue reading

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Blog Moved to New Site

Welcome! I have migrated to a new blog and website.  Hope you like it. Look for a better 2011 with lots more posts.

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Smart Interactions

Smart Phones have become an industry upon themselves. Even I sometimes wonder what I would do if I couldn’t play chess or wordwarp on my iPhone. But do applications really make a phone smart? If there is an APP for … Continue reading

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The future looks cloudy

I’ve followed cloud computing for a while with great anticipation of it’s potential. Although I still see some issues with security and management, the current range of companies offering services fits many current needs at prices that are cost effective … Continue reading

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