Cord cutting is rampant in 2020. Hundreds of thousands of customers are cutting-the-cord in favor of streaming options and Internet-only access in the home. I can see why. After a recent difficult time (putting it mildly) upgrading to the new Comcast / Xfinity 4k set-top box I gave up. Hey, Comcast....this is 2020 and installing … Continue reading Youtube TV Revisited: Nearly Perfect
Paradigm Shift Very soon (within the next few years) the way we connect to the Internet, the way we watch TV, and the way we use our smartphones and other Internet connected devices (IoT) from home (or office / work) will change forever. Let me explain..... It's January 2020, and, there are, essentially, two ways … Continue reading 5G Will Change the Way You Connect Your Home to the Internet
Ok, in this blog entry, I step out of my comfort zone of electronics, videoconferencing, and remote work, to replace our old 34 year old sink, faucet, and shut-off valves with brand new stuff! Old Sink Very scary as I needed to shut off the main water supply to the house for a period of … Continue reading Installing a New Sink, Faucet, and Shut off Valves
After 15 years with our old Sony HDTV (see figure 1 below) we finally had to catch up with the times and technology and get a new TV. Figure 1: Our Old Reliable Sony HDTV Circa 2004 Lori selected (with consulting help from the TV watcher.....ME! :-)) the Sony A8G 65 inch 4k UHD OLED … Continue reading Using the Sony A8G 65 inch 4k UltraHD OLED TV
Disney+ streaming was long expected and, as luck may have it, when it finally arrived on November 12, 2019, there were technical issues getting logged in and streaming video. But, hey, issues are to be expected in the world of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Cropped Pixel 3 XL Pic of our A8G Sony … Continue reading Disney+ was Introduced and Today the World Changed
Watch this short TED Video by Theoretical Physicist and Ph.D student at UCLA, Michael Enciso. Math is about asking questions. If you are interested in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) career, this is a cool video to watch! 🙂 Geek On!
University of Arizona astronomer Professor Erika Hamden (also see her personal web site here) leads a team involved with launching the FIREBall telescope to help her and her team learn how stars are created. Failure is not an option, even though it happens....you learn from your mistakes, you get back up, and try and try … Continue reading STEM: Watch This Short TED Talk Video to Learn What it Takes to Launch the FIREBall Telescope