I will wager that most of you don’t have a lot of time to keep up with the latest tech gadgets, apps, sites, and services. While I probably don’t have a lot of time for that either, I have come to recognize my tech addiction for what it is, and have accepted my need to
Really Bad PowerPoint…
The folks at InFocus held a “Worst PPT Slide Contest” back in May, and the winners that were chosen are truly horrific indeed. Unfortunately, I see way too many of these on a regular basis.
Make Conference Calls More Enjoyable
Now here’s the antidote to a deadly boring conference call – it’s Conference Call Bingo! It’s an online bingo card with most of the things that happen on a call – a phone ringing in the background, someone working from home, a dropped call, and of course someone typing in the background. And who…
Bar None Celebrates its Silver Anniversary!
Here in Dallas, we’re busy getting ready for Bar None, the show where lawyers, judges, and other legal professionals sing, dance and make fools of themselves, all for a good cause – in this case, the Sarah T. Hughes Diversity Scholarships at SMU’s Dedman School of Law. This year, Bar None is celebrating its…
If You Can’t Beat Them, Make Art with Them
Did you ever think to take the subject headlines from spam e-mail and turn them into cartoons? You haven’t? Well, somebody has, and he’s posted the cartoons for you at Spamusement.
A Cornucopia of Thanksgiving Links
Turkey Day is fast approaching, and many of you may be searching for a new twist on the same old traditions. Check out these Thanksgiving pages for some great recipies, new and old:
- Let’s Talk Turkey from the Food Network
- The Epicurious Thanksgiving Survival Guide
- Holiday Cooking Tips from the National Turkey Federation (there’s a
I’m taking a few days off to see some shows in NYC. I’ll be back up to full speed next week (just in time for the holidays….).
Today’s Election Site
Maybe you have a friend who is still undecided. Help to make up his mind by sending your own endorsement of your favorite candidate, with Vote-O-Matic.
A Site for Your Inner Rodin
It’s that time of year again — time to purchase large orange gourds, carve them into interesting and sometimes scary creatures, and place them on our porches, where they can be smashed to smithereens by fun-loving Halloween hooligans. Before you take a knife to that pumpkin, however, check out Pumpkin Carving 101.
Get Back to your Homework
Here’s a way for parents to ensure their kids are doing their homework instead of watching television: TV-B-Gone. It’s a $14.99 device that can turn off every model of U.S. Asian, and European television, all with a single click. The website for the device is undergoing reconstruction right now, due to heavy Internet traffic.…