Netiquette COVER

Social Media Making You Crazy? Remember the Rules.

Here is a guest post, with some basics you can share with with your kids, parents, or anyone in your social networks who might need a reminder, from Scott Steinberg author of the new book, Netiquette Essentials: New Rules for Minding…

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Review: Wacom Bamboo Slate

This is a guest post by synesthete artist, GeekGirlfriend, and bon vivant Brandy Gale. A digital sketchbook that uses real ink and real paper? Yes, please! I am a visual artist. So I when I make notes and drawing studies I prefer…

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My Daughter Tries the High-Tech Venus Swirl™ Razor

This is a sponsored post. Thank you Gillette Venus for supporting my blog! The race to get out of the house and into traffic so we can crawl slowly to my daughter’s first-period class is behind us, our coffees are secured in…

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Did You Leave Your Phone in a Hot Car?

I know you love your dog and would never leave her in a hot car. But maybe you haven’t admitted that you love your phone? Okay, fine. But denial, is no excuse for cruelty. Smart phones are getting more durable…

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A Month of Free Yoga and a Yoga Giveaway

Need a little “me” time? Trying to squeeze more exercise into a busy life. Me too. I’ve been going to Bikram Yoga lately. It’s crazy. But I’m turning into one of those crazy hot yoga people I once mocked. I wish, though, that I…

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The Women of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

If you read and enjoyed The Technologist (or even if my review made you think briefly about putting it on your Kindle) — or if you are a woman or know a woman who works in one of those male-dominated…

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Have Fun Watching People Build Stuff

Before I got married, I shared a house with my BFF Annette. She is a builder — maker, tinkerer, creator, artist. She has an art degree so she calls this obsession sculpture. But it is clear to all of us who know…

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What Women Want

    I have been invited to speak to a group of graduate female students majoring in information technology at Carnegie Mellon University this month and I’ve been combing through my book remembering the conversations I had with the amazing women…

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Book Excerpt: The Privacy of Your Own Store

Here is a brief excerpt—on my favorite subject, shopping—from my upcoming book Every Woman’s Guide to Technology   Women often tell me they don’t like Internet shopping because they can’t try things on. My girlfriends and I could not disagree…

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Case for a Cause

Otterbox launched a new line of Strength cases today to benefit the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade. A full 10% of the purchase price will go to this worthy cause so think about that when you accessorize your iPhone (or iPod…

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