Viewing: December, 2018

Dec 24

December 24, 2018

IOTOverwhelm

Can We PLEASE just STOP Making Things Better?

All I want is clean dishes. Is that so much to ask? OK, the back story: Anyone who’s ever read this blog–both of you–knows that I am not a huge fan what I have come to call “invasive technology”: the software and apps and such that get all up in your business under the thin façade of making your life more “convenient.” I don’t need Siri chastising me because I didn’t take the route she recommended, or Netflix pointing out…

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Dec 7

December 7, 2018

OfficeParty

Sorry I’m Late … I Didn’t Want to Come

OK, so it’s that time of year again: time for eggnog, fruitcakes, and the dreaded (at least by me) “Not-Officially-Required-to-Attend-but …” office party. Let’s just call it NORTAB for short, shall we? I’m a bit of a curmudgeon (you’re shocked to discover this, I know) so I probably dread these things even more than the next guy, but research shows that the vast majority of workers would rather have their stockings filled with a lump of cold hard cash ……

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