Friday, June 22, 2012

Way Cool: Teague Pulse bicycle - built for safety among cars. Turn signals, brake lights, more. At Smart Planet. http://y.oc.gs/thowaw bike
Printer going crazy? Printing reams of gibberish? A Trojan Horse malware hits printers. Oh joy. ZD Net article http://y.oc.gs/kaynam

Thursday, June 21, 2012

EASY way to clean your machine, have more space: Get junk out of iTunes with Smart Playlist. CNet video: http://c.oc.gs/repwop

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Wondering who's collecting personal info on your Android phone? Lookout Ad Network detector - free and effective. http://x.oc.gs/sriand
Find out the top five Android malware apps. Protect yourself! PC Mag article: http://g.oc.gs/leegan
Fake security app is really a Zeus banking Trojan Horse. PC Mag article: http://o.oc.gs/flusup

Monday, June 18, 2012

Zappo's chief, Tony Hsieh, "Five Ways to Make People Hang on Your Every Word." No guarantees, but some help for would-be public speakers. Forbes http://bit.ly/MBbIuf
"How to Work a Room Like You Own the Place" Nice article for shy networkers or college grads. Forbes article http://bit.ly/MBa3F5
Insect-sized drones are watching. DARPA, US military developing tiny flying surveillance "insects." Orwell was right. http://bit.ly/KXuIPA
Insect-sized drones are watching. DARPA, US military developing tiny flying surveillance "insects." Orwell was right. http://bit.ly/KXuIPA
Big IQ can = wrong answer: The smarter you are, the dumber you might be. Cognitive bias explored. New Yorker http://bit.ly/KXqZBA

Monday, May 21, 2012

Kentuckians! Tuesday is election day! Please get to the polls. 79th house district - vote Ken Kearns
You want customers to be clients. You want customers to be clients. http://ping.fm/pftr5
Monsanto's Roundup - scientists warn of dire, widespread harm. deadly Monsanto_is_evil http://goo.gl/e28h
Want to grow your business? "Strategy trumps tactics every time." http://ping.fm/CYFxz

Monday, May 14, 2012

20,000 bottle rockets - is this your marketing? Check it out. http://bit.ly/JSIMub
American Enterprise Institute and Brookings Institution (amazingly) agree: Republicans in Washington are the problem. http://bit.ly/Kn5MVj

Friday, May 11, 2012

Three Lexington companies share millions in tax incentives from Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority. http://ping.fm/CcwkD
Heard this AM on TV, "Come get a new pair." Thought it was a plastic surgeon ad until I saw it was for an eyeglass store.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Research says you agree with political lies. Yes, you! New research, read here. http://ping.fm/Icdcv
Who in Kentucky is getting your tax dollars, and how much? http://ping.fm/vLz82
Toyota announces $32 million (after tax breaks) expansion to Georgetown, KY, engine plant. http://ping.fm/nAWXN
I think we make our own luck. The trouble is, some of us are all thumbs.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

A Murphy's Law reminder, by the numbers and many sad but true. You've been warned! http://ping.fm/21Oip

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Who needs a radio with a singer like this? True story. http://ping.fm/A405G

Friday, May 4, 2012

Here's a video with the straight dope on the "Super Moon" from the experts: NASA. http://ping.fm/vwOSa
Lexington, KY's, Mega64 brings humor that "won't fly in real life." http://ping.fm/iLaSY

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Historic Calument farm sells for $36. New owner has horse in this Kentucky Derby. http://ping.fm/JD2bO

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

107 Charged in Medicare Fraud Busts in 7 Cities. Glad to hear it. http://abcn.ws/JpYefm
Rare Mental Condition Gives Actress Henner Super-Human Memory. Marilu Henner has superhuman memory. http://cbsloc.al/JpXLtM
Local guy does good. Lexington's Peter Cook's app is mentioned in Fast Company. Check it out. http://bit.ly/IqXmwQ
Kathy Griffin gets a personal weather forecast on Weather Channel. Not the same channel anymore.
Need new ideas, creativity? Smash ideas together. http://ping.fm/SjrkA

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

I bought a lemon tree just so that I can yell "I give you life, lemons!"
Stormtrooper Shuffle to LMFAO. Love it. http://ping.fm/r7OGh
Five easy, must-know tips when making a video. Improve your work. http://ping.fm/oRofH
Marvel, WeVideo, let fans make their own Avengers video and music remix on YouTube. Cool! Here: http://ping.fm/FCZC6
Rand Fishkin (SEOMoz) video about negative SEO. Learn a bit about protecting yourself. Good stuff. http://goo.gl/iQo5b
IBM, HP - Dell is knocking on your door, and they've got phones, too. Surprise! Forbes.com http://goo.gl/Ov6bF
Great article on video marketing. Need help? Drop me a line: Marketing Profs http://goo.gl/tWYtW

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Programmer and engineer shortage - enrollments are down, jobs slip overseas. This is trouble. TechCrunch http://ping.fm/wJ0VU
95% of independent restaurants have no mobile site, only 40% have online menus - BIG mistake. TechCrunch: http://wp.me/p1FaB8-2hcC

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Your smart phone is a pocket computer jammed with personal info. How to keep it safe? Please read this PC Mag article: http://goo.gl/aRJtO
Great article on spotting a liar (not foolproof at all). Don't go all CSI on them, though. Bloomberg http://goo.gl/KUQA4
It doesn't pay to be yourself at work. Yipes! Bloomberg http://goo.gl/q2vfK

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Who's right, science or religion? Does God exist? You tell me. http://ping.fm/lghsc

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Your Wandering Mind: ADD? What's it about? Answers here. http://ping.fm/YSTso

Monday, April 23, 2012

Do you have a "smashable" brand? Break a Coke bottle and you still know it's theirs. How strong is your brand? Fast Company, http://bit.ly/IlDZUl
Family's railroad store runs because of autistic son's passion for trains. http://bit.ly/IlDjyo
This is fantastic, and I don't care if it's an ad. Peter the Elephant plays with a Galaxy Note. Wonderful! http://ping.fm/5RdmQ

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Stupidity captured at 2500 frames per second. Oh, yeah. http://ping.fm/TxEEN
Wonder why aliens don't land? YOU are the reason. http://ping.fm/Ykeuw

Friday, April 13, 2012

PostSecret's Frank Warren gives a very moving Ted Talk about the joys and sorrows in a half-million postcards. YouTube http://bit.ly/I7WUQV
Ky. State Police site 70% increase in motorcycle wrecks over 2011. Watch out, people! Story here: http://ht.ly/acpt2

Monday, April 2, 2012

Check your credit card account for fraud. Security breach, up to 10 million accounts: http://ping.fm/JyGSP

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Aweseome Groupon deal: Sennheiser CX280 ear buds, reg $80, $23 with s/h. Check it: http://ow.ly/1IT6eT
We need World's Fairs again to kill global crankiness. http://ow.ly/1IRREU

Monday, March 19, 2012

The Internet of Things - toys, tools, appliances, groceries - everything talks to you. The Convergence? Coming fast. http://ow.ly/1IOLWc
Neuroscientists Find That Men And Women Respond Differently To Stress. Article and video: http://ow.ly/1ILtPY stress thesexes

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Environmental Ignorance and Hypocrisy – Hello Dead People. You're being poisoned, and you're to blame. http://bit.ly/ymCwOY

Saturday, March 17, 2012

And if one Mario Kart on city streets is good, two's better, and this one is closer to the "real" thing. Funny stuff. http://ping.fm/NUdwm
Real-life Mario brothers kart through Tokyo. No word on Yoshi, though. Video, too. http://ow.ly/1IEtUd
Supersonic biplane? Japanese aerodynamicists have a very cool design. At Dvice. http://ow.ly/1IEtO0
Mobile devices and batteries - when to charge, how to lengthen their lives, etc. Good info, stuff you didn't know. http://ow.ly/1IEplo
Interesting "experimental" laptop designs - bridging the gap between conventional and gesture-based computing. Cool! http://ow.ly/1IEein
Neutrino networks? Gigabit speeds over hundreds of miles? Could be. ZDNet article. http://ow.ly/1IEduI networking gigabit

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

What universities had had the largest data breaches? See the brackets here (PC Mag) http://ow.ly/1IrJNx
New malware hides all your files, claims disk errors, disables commands to unhide them, demands ransom as antivirus. http://ow.ly/1IrIXH
More proof that earth is getting hotter, this edition brought to you by NASA. Read it and weep ... or drive less. http://ow.ly/1IrIwG
Mac users - you are NOT immune. Get over it. The 10 Most Dangerous Mac Viruses. PCMag article. http://ow.ly/1IrI8d
Hacker threatens to expose Anonymous members, Al Qaeda supporters. Hello Jester. Interesting phone hacks ZDNet article http://ow.ly/1IrH0x
3 myths of guest writing for blogs, and 6 tatics on how to do it well. http://ow.ly/1IrCpK
51% of web traffic is malicious, not human. That's a lot of malice, folks. PC Mag http://ow.ly/1IrBWL

Monday, March 12, 2012

If I see a news item about someone local abusing children, I always look at the piece and hope it's no one I know. Thankfully it never has.
There's still huge opportunity in mobile - what's your big idea? Go for it. http://ping.fm/mgtkI