Is it just me or are we introducing technology to our toddlers too soon? Could there be a developmental impact? Wouldn’t they be better off playing outside on a nice day? Maybe mom or dad could run along side them as they ride a bike for the first time or camp out together in the back yard overnight in sleeping bags – flashlights being the only battery operated devices present.
Category: Geeky Stuff
Welcome to the 2010 Ultimate Blog Party!
My wife just made me aware of a cool online event… well, party really… that 5 Minutes for Mom is hosting.
As a Daddy Blogger I feel honored to be invited to the party, the overwhelming waves of wafting estrogen notwithstanding.
Looking for a place to get a flu shot?
A new Google tool… Have you decided you want to get a flu shot (either regular or H1N1), but don’t know where to go? The CDC has set up a site intended to help, though it’s not as easy to navigate as one might hope. That site is here: flu.gov/individualfamily/vaccination/locator.html. Here’s an alternative:Another brand new …
I Hate Changing Passwords
A few tips on creating a secure password that you can remember ten minutes after you changed it.
Hans Christian Who???
So I went to Google for my daily vain (and in vain) search for my name, but today I searched on someone else’s instead. Now, I’m not sure if I was alone in this, but I didn’t understand today’s google doodle. You know, the image that temporarily replaces their standard logo on significant events such …
Wordle: Words as Art, Literally
Perhaps “art” is too strong a word, but if you’ve not tried the application Wordle (at wordle.net), you should. I plugged the text of several of my earlier blogs into this free online Java application, and this was the result… my words as art (well, sort of): (click on image for to view a larger …
Pod People: The Invasion has Begun
Apparently I inadvertently tapped into a growing trend when I blogged about “nap pods” last year in my Sleeping on the Job blog. Recently my wife and I have been discussing what type of playhouse we might build for our daughter (now just 9 months old). Perhaps the answer is one of the concept pods …
Don't Text and Drive
Distracted driving was to blame in 80 percent of car crashes and 65 percent of near-crashes, according to a study released by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute last year. The most common distraction? Cell phones, with 73 percent of drivers admitting they talk while they steer, the study found. …