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Visible Mobile

I recently considered Visible Mobile as my phone carrier, to potentially replace AT&T prepaid.

There are many factors to consider with carriers:

Price: Visible is cheap. If you figure out how to join a Visible “party pay” , you can get a single line for $25. See Reddit to join a random person’s party, […]

Robot Vacuums Work

Over the last 15 years, robot vacuums have come a long way. No longer blind, today’s robot vacuums use lasers and cameras to identify walls and objects in order to plot logical paths. The original robot vacuums would bump into everything, knock things over, scuff up furniture, and get stuck. They even threw themselves […]

COVID Resources

There are lots of great resources on the state of COVID in general and for your community. Here are some that I frequent:

CDC: https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/NYTimes: https://www.nytimes.com/news-event/coronavirusand https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/us/covid-cases.htmlOsterholm Podcast: https://www.cidrap.umn.edu/covid-19/podcasts-webinarsCIDRAP (Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy): https://www.cidrap.umn.eduThe Atlantic: https://www.theatlantic.com/category/what-you-need-know-coronavirus/Don McNeil (former NYT): https://donaldgmcneiljr1954.medium.com […]

Virginians, Install the COVIDWISE App

Built with privacy potection in mind, and using technology developed by Apple and Google, the COVIDWISE app will alert you if you have encountered someone who later reported testing positive for Coronavirus. If lots of people use this or other interoperable apps from other states, it will enable easy contract tracing and allow people […]

Don’t Buy a New Computer Now

There’s a saying that the best time to buy a computer is when you need one. WIth new technology always arriving, most jumps in technology are incremental. So just buy whenever.  Today, in August 2020, I suggest waiting a bit longer if you can.

Apple is leading the way to end of Intel-based computers with […]