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A revolution nobody cares about

October 5th, 2011 · Comments Off

So, yesterday the iPhone 4S was announced and the general sentiment was that it was a huge letdown. Even the media jumped on the bandwagon with news reports on CBC about how disappointing the whole deal was. Most sane observers will tell you the truth of it though: people get hung up on a name. […]

Tags: technology

Why I’ll pass on the iPad

April 8th, 2010 · Comments Off

There were many naysayers when this “magical device” first came out. It’s nothing but a glorified iPod Touch they cried. No front-facing camera. No multitasking (until the Fall that is, when iPhone OS 4 comes out). No USB ports, and so on. Well I’m not one of those nitpicking technocrats. I think that the iPad […]

Tags: culture · technology

Two years is a long time…

April 6th, 2010 · Comments Off

To be working on a project that is. At least it feels that way considering most writing projects I’ve been involved in are over after a hair-pulling night of throwing words onto a page or two. Project timelines are a bit more distended in the technical writing world. But, anyway, enough kerfuffle. What I’d like […]

Tags: employment · technical writing · technology

2008 wrap-up and Vtech at CES

January 13th, 2009 · Comments Off

The first entry of 2009! Granted, this isn’t the most updated blog in the world, but I’ve managed to keep wordbit going for around two years now, which is not bad. I recently tried to find the oldest blog in the world, and this site claims to have been blogging since 1987. But that’s just […]

Tags: employment · technology

Delete your iTunes

November 19th, 2008 · Comments Off

Not all of Apple’s offerings are shiny and perfect. And when it comes to iTunes,  most sane people will agree that this music player is just plain ugly. I applaud Scott Gilberson for calling it like it is in his blog post, “The Top Ten Reasons iTunes Sucks”. Here are his main beefs:

Tags: music · software · technology