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I posted this info over at newmediadayton.com, but I’ll share it hear as well:   DIY Tips & Strategies to Leverage The Power of Video January 13, 2017: 12p – 1p Video has been hot on the internet for some time, but what’a next. What do you need to know when selecting equipment, or when you […]

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AirPods .. Just Magic

by Rick on December 30, 2016

in Leadership

I received a set of AirPods on December 19th. I am not going to make this a long post since so much has been written about them. A quick search will surface reviews from so many great bloggers. Let me just say this, they are great. They fit my ears, sound great, and the battery […]

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Maker Euphoria 

by Rick on November 4, 2015

in Geek stuff,Innovation

I spend many years of my life writing software, much of that for embedded controls for commercal kitchen equipment. I still get excited when new systems are turned on for the 1st time. It is exelerating and causes the hair on my neck to stand up. I mention this because a young engineering stopped me […]

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I have been using Apple Pay for a while on my iPhone. It works great .. I have purchased gas, groceries, food .. even household items at Home Depoit. It is so frictionless, and amazes me how well it works. I didn’t need my wallet, I just pulled up the phone, and paid! Now I […]

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The Christmas Tree

by Rick on December 24, 2014

in Life

  I remember as a young child when I would turn off the room lights and play Christmas music while watching the lights on the tree. I would dream of big things. Special memories … It was not about the gifts .. It the quiet peace if the season. Some are not as fortunate … […]

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Free Art?

by Rick on November 8, 2014

in Technology and Life

In a recent interview with Yahoo Music, Taylor Swift makes this comment: … music is changing so quickly, and the landscape of the music industry itself is changing so quickly, that everything new, like Spotify, all feels to me a bit like a grand experiment. And I’m not willing to contribute my life’s work to an […]

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Mobile Payments

by Rick on November 7, 2014

in Technology and Life

I am really excited about the potenial for ApplePay. Yes, it is new, and  most banks and retailers have not adopted it. The fact is, it is seamless and just works. I have been using it for over a week know, and have used it to purchase everything from Hot Chocolate to gas to groceries. […]

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I have been playing with the new Handoff feature in OS X and iOS 8.1 for a while now. Today I had one of those magical experiences. I needed to respond to an email, but was in the car heading to work. I started the response on my iPhone but dictating the message. I arrive […]

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My Favorite iOS Photo Apps

by Rick on October 12, 2014

in photography

I am often asked about my favorite photo apps for iOS. It is actually very dynamic, but I though I would create a list of my top picks today.    1. iOS ‘Photos’: Yes, the stock photo app is amazing in iOS8. If you have not done it, I would install iOS8 right away. This […]

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Life unchained …

by Rick on June 20, 2014

in Life

Once you learn that, you’ll never be the same again

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