Tag Archives: Technology
The TikTok Results
Just in case you were wondering…in our less than scientific poll on people’s use of the TikTok app on their phones: Forty-four per cent (44%) of respondents said they would never have TikTok on their phone, but do have other social media apps. I didn’t answer the survey, but that is the category I would […]
Let The Bot Do It
I’ve been swamped lately, work and family things, and haven’t been able to find the time to finish the posts I wanted to share here next. So I thought I’d try and experiment. I asked one of those artificial intelligence engines to write me a post about cash register receipts – which for some reason […]
Big Brother Is Watching
I spent less than five percent of my work hours last month in meetings, not even an hour. That is if Microsoft is to be believed. My perception is quite different, but then I don’t confide in my electronics. Why add to the database someone is creating about me? I don’t use Microsoft’s calendar that comes […]
Welcome To 1984
A friend in the U.K. wanted to know if I had seen the news article. Was I aware that the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) had been tracking 33 million Canadian cell phones to monitor citizens’ movement during the pandemic? I hadn’t seen that specific article – but I knew it was going on. […]
Junk The Printer
If I hadn’t just spent money on ink, I would probably have a new printer by now. I knew I needed printer ink at Christmastime, but there seemed no point in buying some and opening the cartridge, then having the machine sit for six months. So ink was my first purchase once we were out […]
An App For Our Times?
Have you downloaded the app yet? Installed it? Or are you distrustful of this latest bit of modern technology? Big Brother really is watching. When the COVID-19 phone app was first announced, I had my doubts. The idea seemed intriguing, an application that would warn you if you were exposed for 15 minutes or longer […]
Welcome to Tuesday
Monday was filled with computer issues. A Windows update is supposed to improve performance, not require two hours to fix. I won’t go into the rest of it. Suffice it to say, I can use a smile today.
Not to mention that back then many of us didn’t even own a cell phone. Need I say anything more?