Amazon has shipped my Apple iPhone
February 16, 2017 | On Monday I received a remarkable notice from Amazon.com, informing me that my "Apple iPhone 7 AT&T 128 GB (Jet Black) Locked to AT&T" has shipped. Remarkable because I had not ordered an iPhone.
February 14, 2017 | My Roomba vacuum cleaner, doing business as "Fiona," is nearly three years old, having been purchased in May of 2014.
February 10, 2017 | Since 1999, a stalwart group of friends have observed the quasi-official national holiday called the Super Bowl by assembling at some central location to eat, drink, be merry, and more-or-less watch the game, er, commercials. This year's location was in Pismo Beach, a charming little city on California's Central Coast.
Gotcha! Got me!
January 24, 2017 | Last weekend I received an innocent-looking email from my friend Jim. It turned out that his good name was being used to mislead his friends.
Trump to press: This is war!
January 22, 2017 | Trump just declared war on the press. On Saturday he sent his press secretary out to excoriate the press for deliberately mis-reporting the number of people who had attended his inauguration.