Handling hype…

Once again Poynter has come through with a great overview of how to tell when a major story has been hyped. Author Julie Moos’ definition: Hype is the discrepancy between the real value of something and the perceived value of that same thing. She also provides the some criteria to help you decide whether a […]

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youtube nation…

When news strikes, I go hunting for video. Just an old habit. I want to see for myself what it looked like. So after yesterday’s 5.8 earthquake back on the East Coast I went to youtube, thinking that I might be able to see some rocking. No such luck. What was there were myriads of […]

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Old dog…new tricks…

Life is change…sometimes we seek it, but sometimes it thrusts itself upon us. What’s up? In recent months I’ve made a difficult decision – to shift from thirty years working with Apple computers to PCs. The point of no return was Wednesday when my new Dell laptop arrived. With the help of friends (both nearby […]

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