Rants

The Trouble in Ferguson

The recent events in Ferguson, Missouri have been troubling. The sad death of Michael Brown and subsequent clearing of criminal charges of Darren Wilson, the police officer who killed Brown, is troubling enough. But the aftermath of the grand jury decision to clear Wilson has proven to be troubling as well. After the grand jury’s […]


I Don’t Care If Jason Collins Is Gay

A big story broke earlier this week when NBA player Jason Collins announced he is gay. Collins became the first active player in any of the four major sports in the United States (NBA basketball, MLB baseball, NFL football, NHL hockey) to come out. The story found it’s way into all media. Even a baseball […]


If Steve Jobs Were Alive He’d Want Us To Stop Saying “If Steve Jobs Were Alive”

This morning I read yet another piece about Apple that said “If Steve Jobs were alive…”. We’ve seen this time and again since Jobs died but even more now in the wake of the release of the latest iPhone. It seems like every time someone has a complaint or even a compliment about something Apple […]


Goodbye, Twitter Tools

I had fallen behind in installing software updates on this blog since I hadn’t posted for a while. (Too many other things going on in my life that I had to deal with so the blog got put on the back burner.) So when I logged in today I wasn’t surprised to see that several […]


More Bugs In Podcasts App For iOS

The Podcasts app for Apple’s iOS really stinks. Many of the bugs in the app are well known and documented on other websites and blogs but there’s one I came across today that I hadn’t seen anywhere else. I was listening to a podcast on my way into work. When I got to the office […]