activity Technology thoughts

How to get Audible books without a membership

Say you are looking for something to listen to on that long car ride you are taking. You go to Amazon and find a book someone told you about. Maybe it is a book by David Drayer titled “Strip Cuts”. You see the Audiobook for $0.00 and notice there is a catch. You do not […]

activity Technology writing

Google Docs – Made Easy

On September 23, 2019, I put on a workshop for writers to introduce Google Docs. This handout contains links that will get you to the full content of the workshop.

Adam's PCT hike Technology writing

Evaluating Issuu

Issuu is an online document publishing software.  This post documents my evaluation of it. There are four plans: Free, $19, $35, and $269 per month.  I was using the Premium version during the trial period (two weeks).  Note: when you sign up for the trial version, you have to provide your credit card and unless […]

Technology writing

AI Advancement

This is a drabble . A drabble is a short work of fiction that is precisely 100 words. This is my first attempt to write a drabble. I took a blog post from July 2018 titled “How AI May Happen” that was 613 words and condensed it down to 100 words.

Future Technology thoughts

How AI may happen

This won’t happen: It’s 2031 and you just woke up and grabbed a  freshly ground  cup of coffee from your morning machine. You walk into your media room and the screen turns on automatically to the news.  You hear:”Good morning Fred.  Today, Super AI is now available to be purchased. You may get it for only […]