Democratic Presidential Candidates Asleep


One of things Donald Trump knows well is branding. He knows if its repeated it over and over it may eventually stick . Little Marco, Pocahontas, Fake News, Crooked Hillary, Lyin Ted, Rocket Man are just a few labels. The initial response to Trump’s comments about Mexicans in April 2015 by all the Presidential CandidatesContinue reading “Democratic Presidential Candidates Asleep”

Grand Parents Saving your World


With Technology in hyper warp speed. The time saving apps you downloaded yesterday could be obsolete at the end of the month. A generation has abandoned print, landline phones and conventional PC’S. When the Loma Prieta  quake stuck The San Francisco Bay Area in 1989. Thousands weren’t able to communicate with others due to fallenContinue reading “Grand Parents Saving your World”

Hotel Confidential: The app is slow


3:09A-He’s tall thin, 6.4 or 6.5 wearing shorts and flip flops.   The doors are locked.  “Hi can I help you, the front desk agents asked?  I’m here to see someone, said flip flops.  What is the guest name?  I don’t know, says flip flops.  I’m not sure I can help you if your don’t knowContinue reading “Hotel Confidential: The app is slow”

Foreigners rank Italy ‘worst place in Europe’ for internet and paying without cash


Is your Wifi in Italy fast enough to let you FaceTime? Photo: Vincenzo Pinto/AFP International residents in Italy are less satisfied with digital services than anywhere else in Europe, according to a new expat survey.   Italy ranked 57th out of 68 countries around the world when foreign residents were asked to rate the easeContinue reading “Foreigners rank Italy ‘worst place in Europe’ for internet and paying without cash”

Has the Internet make us cold?


  Is technology making us cold? It’s a question I’ve been struggling with for the past few weeks. It started after one of my former students, Stephon, whom I taught when he was in 10th grade, was murdered. Stephon was cool and silly, and he loved to poke fun at any and every situation. So of courseContinue reading “Has the Internet make us cold?”

News Wrong


“2016 the year of the fact checker” If your a politician or a speaker at a junior high school accuracy is important. In the audience is an 13 years old with a smartphone who may challenge the speaker . We live in an instant information age.  Baby Boomers can remember when the point of referenceContinue reading “News Wrong”

The worst ‘nightmares’ of living in France


Parking in France can get rather creative. Photo: Connie Ma/Flickr French author Michel Le Goff describes himself as “the French basher France wishes didn’t exist”. Here the writer shares his countdown of the worst “nightmares” about living in France. From: The Local French author Michel Le Goff has just published a new book called TheContinue reading “The worst ‘nightmares’ of living in France”