Tag Archive: technology

Oct 09 2010

Remind me to never have an illicit affair…

Because today I sent a text message to the wrong person. Not once…but twice. Like most of the texting I do, the message was perfectly innocuous. I was getting ready to meet up with a couple of American pals for coffee, and instead of asking *them* where they were, I asked the Alpha Geek. The …

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May 03 2010

TEDx Öresund, here I come!

As a heavy consumer of Technology and Entertainment, as well as a serial appreciater (is that even a word?) of Design, I have long followed the goings-on at the annual TED conference … which purports to "Gather the world's leading thinkers and doers for four days of rapid-fire stimulation, resulting in: Unexpected connections. Extraordinary insights. …

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Apr 14 2010

Easter at Fawlty Towers, the Final Chapter — Lesson Learned

When we last left our intrepid, yet technologically-impaired travellers, they were trying to figure out which would be worse; finding out that they hadn’t paid in advance for a room at Fawlty Towers and therefore could have stayed somewhere else, or paying for the underwhelming accommodations TWICE. The next morning, after navigating a sea of …

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Apr 12 2010

Easter at Fawlty Towers, Part 2

When we last left our intrepid and digitally-savvy travellers, they had just discovered that the free in-room wifi that had determined their choice of budget hotel in London was only available to guests on the 1st and 2nd floors, while their room was on the 4th. I was still learning to live with Fawlty Towers‘ …

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Apr 10 2010

Easter at Fawlty Towers, Part 1

There’s no getting around the fact that London is an expensive city.  As such, we tend to go with the most economical accommodations we can tolerate whenever we visit. The one exception to this rule took place during our last trip (November of 2008) when we splashed out for a 4-star hotel during a whirlwind …

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Apr 07 2010

The best laid plans

We're home safe from London, but my plan to blog our adventures was laid to waste by our budget hotel, which promised free wifi but neglected to mention that because the wireless router was in the basement, the signal was only usable on the first and second floors. Naturally our room was on the 4th …

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Jul 14 2009

The G33K in me is giddy over this…

I was a tad too young to have much more than a general awareness of NASA's Apollo 11 mission when it actually happened, but thanks to the website www.WeChooseTheMoon.org, I'll be able to follow every geeky detail of the historic event later this week! According to the Engadget blog, the site will be fully operational …

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