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Hey, let's unbundle, OK?

Speaking of technology:

Intel is reportedly on the cusp of delivering something that consumers around the world have been wanting for a long, long time.

Posted in: Television, Web/Tech

Wish you were here. Oh, wait, you are

Howdy, neighbor

No down time


Blame social media the next time it feels like forever for your turn to use the toilet.

According to a study released Monday, 32 percent of people in the United States aged 18 to 24 say they use social networking in the bathroom.

Mobile madness

Gee, do ya think?

Young people's attachment to their mobile phones is eroding their personal relationships, according to a new study.


Connie Schultz is a former Cleveleand Plain Dealer columnist who is now syndicated. I heard her on NPR yesterday, being asked about a recent column in which she urged Clark Kent to give newspapers one more chance instead of going through with his decision to leave the Daily Planet and start a blog. She gave one of the most spirited defenses of our profession that I've heard in quite a while:

Getting too nice out there?

Actually, I haven't noticed this much myself:

In the hours after Sandy made landfall, noted online wits doffed their aloof masks and hung their heads in solidarity; those who seemed insufficiently somber got chastised. The key word of the storm became hunker—a term that nearly oozes honey glaze and cocoa. “Much of the seen-it-all and isn’t-it-dumb seemed to leak out of my Twitter stream,” the media critic David Carr wrote a couple of days later.

Flirts of fancy

Sure hope we find out how innocent or "inappropriate" the emails between General John Allen and Jill Kelley were, so I can sleep at night again:

Book report

An interesting perspective -- "You don't own your Kindle books, Amazon reminds customer":

On a dark and stormy night, an employee of your local bookstore strolls into your home, starts tossing books you'd purchased over the last few years into a box, and — despite your protest — takes them all away without saying a word.