Tag: teendriving

Wordle Word Cloud: An Introduction

Alex Hillman from the coworking location Indy Hall sent an email showing us his Wordle Word Cloud of Indy Hall member communcations over the past several years. It was awesome! Soooo, I asked him for the website of Wordle and then I played around for an hour or so. VERY COOL!  And you can play…

“Crazy Stupid Love” Movie Review

“Crazy Stupid Love” Movie Review  (terrific, funny, surprising twists) We have seen a number of great movies lately.  When you are swept away in a world of fantasy for 2 hours while the cares of the real world drift away…that is a great movie. This is a great movie, complete with the most surprising twists…

QR Codes

Ever see one of those square barcode like looking thingys? You can see them now in magazines and on office doors and even on T-shirts. So what is it? Well I did a bit of searching, and found that  WikiPedia, has a nice, concise, explanation which I quote below: A QR code (short for Quick Response) is…

Volcano in Chile: June 2011

Chau sent an email the other day with pictures of the volcano in June 2011 in Chile. Stunning. I did a Google search and found this web site at National Geographic.  I grabbed a few of the pictures using the wonderful Snipping tool, but for the rest…please go to Nat Geo. Very powerful images showing…

Android Running Tracker

I have been running since 1978 (or was it 1977?).  Some years I run more than others, some years (especially the last 10) I battle injuries that keep me on the sidelines. Way back when I started (1977, or was it 1978?), running was not something people did, but, my hero, Jim Fixx did. One…

Apple iPad2 and Vidyo

A friend shared this short video on Google+ today.  Pretty amazing stuff. Oh yeah…my friend lives in Italy and works for the New Jersey based company that developed the video chat software shown in this video.  Vidyo (see my getting older review of Vidyo here). Drive Safe!  Never Forget.

“Captain America” Movie Review

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“Captain America” Movie Review (Exciting, Engaging) Chris Evans (Steve Rogers / Captain America) is a skinny, small, sickly young man trying to enlist in the Army to help his country during WWII.  Unfortunately, he is 4F.  But he never gives up. Eventually, Stanley Tucci (Dr. Abraham Erskine) happens upon Rogers and gives him 1A status…