Tag Archives: Microsoft

Goodbye Netflix

Go to Netflix.com. Wait for the computer to load the page. Watch the page grab so much of the computer’s power that even opening a text file means having enough time to pour a cup of tea. So, why am … Continue reading

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Surprising MicroVision News

Well, that certainly didn’t go as expected, though it may have gone as predicted. MicroVision (yes, another MVIS post), finally announced its innovative smartphone that many shareholders have eagerly awaited for months, or for over a decade in some cases. … Continue reading

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The Real Super Bowl Competition 2015

“A toast to the Seahawks. I heard that they … ” lost. Just a one word edit from last year’s Super Bowl post. Ah, the power of words. I worked through the game, or at least most of it. So … Continue reading

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Three Hundred Days Of Chromebook

Chromebooks are the new beginning. Or rather, the idea of a Chromebook is the new beginning. Just like many people xerox things without owning a Xerox, put things in the fridge without owning a Frigidaire, or Google things without using … Continue reading

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Patience Is Precious

As I type it is about as far from Christmas as you can get in the calendar. The turn around day was last week, June 25th. Since then there have been three pieces of good news that seem like presents … Continue reading

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Chromebook Disruption

Chromebooks are the answer, but don’t ask too many questions. Four months ago I bought a Chromebook (Unwrapping My Chromebook). Despite the inevitable complaints I’m about to list, I’m convinced that Chromebooks are going to usurp the laptop the way … Continue reading

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Unwrapping My Chromebook

  Ah, that’s a relief. My Chromebook has arrived and we’ve gotten to know each other. I’ve been eager for a new laptop since I became anxious about my old one. My MacBook has been worked hard for years as … Continue reading

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Real Optimism

Optimism. Just as I as was beginning to doubt, proof of positivism arrived. Since I posted My Jobs Report Month 11, I’ve had calls from three prospective employers (interviews begin next week), and as another entry in the category of … Continue reading

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Splitting Stocks

Take a 20 ounce cup of tea and pour it into to two 10 ounce cups. Of course, the amount of tea hasn’t changed. The taste of the tea hasn’t changed. Microvision announced that it might split its stock (MVIS) … Continue reading

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Micro Vision

Micro was probably a frowned upon prefix in company names prior to Microsoft. Why start a company that starts with something small, something micro? Words become symbols where we overlook the components. Microsoft, small and squishy, and yet a mega-corp … Continue reading

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