We all receive spam, and occasionally we see and skip a suspicious email, but what if it comes from a trusted colleague?
This morning I received an email from a reader of NerdWords. It was short and sweet — way too short and sweet — and my alert system kicked in.… Get the scoop...
Fiverr is my secret weapon for creating unique projects and products. Here are five of my favorite projects and the artists behind them.
ONE: Explain Artificial Intelligence with Old Man Steve
I’m doing a new session on AI, and I wanted a way to explain the concept without having me just blab away about it.… Get the scoop...
After a presentation this week, the group asked me to write a summary of the best apps from the session since we had covered so many so quickly. Here’s my take on the top ten apps from a short program by Your Nerdy Best Friend….… Get the scoop...
Sometimes data breach news is kinda overhyped. The notice that credit-reporting company Equifax had a breach that affects up to 143 million consumers is not #fakenews. This is serious stuff, folks.
Here’s What’s Happening
Hackers broke into Equifax and stole personal information from up to 143 million consumers — the vast majority in the U.S.… Get the scoop...
The laptop ban. Oh how that worries me.
I actually treasure the time I spend working on a plane. It’s uninterrupted blocks of time that let me finish up presentations, develop new content, catch up with emails (offline so that I don’t receive immediate replies and I can clear out my inbox) and just have clear thinking time without my regular distractions.… Get the scoop...
Technology and travel go hand in hand, but few of us take full advantage of the free tech tools that can help us plan and organize our travel.
Text Your Travel Agent
Textable Travel Agent Bot
Travel Agent Bot with Human Backup
Personal Travel Service for Hotels, Flights and More
In the new world order, we’re able to do more and more by texting back and forth with really smart computers.… Get the scoop...
We had a lively conversation about password management this week on the Facebook page. Check out what your peers recommend.
First, I love what Carol Hamilton had to say about passwords in general:
A professional hacker (on the good side) said longer passwords are better, even if they are not as complex as short ones.… Get the scoop...
Google Calendar is a great way to get your appointments into the cloud, but you don’t have to limit yourself to Google’s apps to retrieve the info. Try these third-party apps that pull the Google Calendar feeds into better formats.
Fantastical 2 (iOS)
Best Apple Calendar App
Since the death of my favorite calendar app, Sunrise – or rather its absorption into Microsoft’s products – I’ve migrated to Fantastical for my iOS calendar needs.… Get the scoop...