Automating the Eternal Question

Around my house, we have an “Eternal Question.” We have asked it so many times that we now refer to it as the EQ. The question? “What’s for dinner.” In an effort to forestall last-minute calls for take-out which devastate both wallet and arteries, we have tried all manner of strategies. But lately, I have Continue Reading

Geek Girl Bling

I don’t personally own an iPod but I know I’m in the minority there. Still, I don’t even normally covet one because I love my Napster To Go account where I can download as much music as my heart desires for a flat-fee of $14.99 a month. Apple won’t allow Napster To Go on their iPods so Continue Reading


Welcome to my shiny new blog. I am currently writing a book–a primer, really–for women about technology. It will be available in the summer of 2007 from No Starch Press. Sure my book will serve as a introduction, guide, teacher on basic matters having to do with current technology but it’s also a place for my Continue Reading