The Internet Archive

The Internet Archive calls itself “a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites and more.” It’s the home of the Wayback Machine, a search engine that lets you hop back in time to see any website as it appeared years ago, such as the humble beginnings of this site: But the site goes way, way beyond …

Envato Elements: My new favorite stock image site

I’ve updated my list of free stock photo resources here, but if you regularly need graphic content for your small business, you have to check Envato Elements out. For about $200 a year (~$17 a month), I have access to hundreds of thousands of all kinds of content that a small business might need: Images Video footage Illustrations Presentation templates …

Can You Guess the Top 100 Passwords?

I always sigh when I see SpashData’s yearly Top Worst Passwords, but I sleep better knowing none of YOU use any of these! But I can bet you know some of them. 🙂 Take this quiz to test your knowledge of the top 100 (from 2017’s list). Tip: 10 minutes is a looong time. When you have guessed all you …

Your Passwords Are Not Safe

“The Mother of All Breaches” “Biggest EVER collection of breached data” “An astonishing 773 million records exposed” “Ooh, this is a big one.” Do any of these headlines get your attention? The site HaveIBeenPwnd discovered a cache of emails and passwords called “Collection #1.” The data included records from previous hacks as well as millions of data points that had …

Google Photos is creeping me out

Ok, you guys. This is really getting weird. When I moved to Nashville, I used an app called Sortly to organize my packing. I took pictures of everything I was packing so I could organize it in the app and find it later. I packed a whole bunch of framed pictures, which included several shots of my cute nephews. Today …

Building a Video Studio

When I posted this picture the other day, many people wrote to ask if I could share how I put together my home office video studio. You want it, you got it. BUT FIRST… you have to see this 10-minute video that shows you the whole set up and talks about the settings and options, as well as the process …

2018 Holiday Giveaway!

Tell me about your favorite 2018 tech for a chance to win my favorite 2018 tech! Contest ends Tuesday, Dec. 11. Loading…

What I do want for Christmas

You’ll find plenty of lists of the best tech gifts to buy this year for the holidays. Here are just a handful of things that I would add to your giving/receiving lists. (And here’s a list of things I WOULDN’T buy). Full disclosure: These choices are definitely influenced by my move to our new house. I need stuff! HEY! Let’s …

Artificial Intelligence breakthroughs to be happy about

I’ll admit that I get pretty uneasy about the capabilities of artificial intelligence sometimes, but in the area of healthcare, I’m all in. Researchers are using artificial intelligence to help diagnose and treat some of our society’s most dangerous and debilitating diseases, and the technology might just save someone you love. Here are a few recent highlights: Diagnosing the Spread …

Weather Apps for Every Personality

You have plenty of options when it comes to weather apps, so it may be hard to choose. Here are my recommendations based on your personality. Add yours to the list in the comments! For the Instant-Gratification Junkies: Dark Sky Dark Sky describes itself as a “hyperlocal” weather app, specializing in micro-forecasts for the two-foot square that surrounds you and …