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Technology can help prevent a flooded home

October 28, 2016

My wife and I spent July 4th in Key West, Florida and, after an evening of fireworks, we returned to our hotel for a peaceful night’s sleep. But it didn’t last long. At 2 a.m. we got a call from our adult daughter Katherine, telling us that water was gushing through the walls and ceilings and down the stairs of our house, because of a broken plastic pipe in the upstairs bathroom. She was at [...]

You are responsible for what you post, share or maybe even ‘like’

October 16, 2016

By Larry Magid In the words of Bernard Baruch, “Every man has a right to his own opinion, but no man has a right to be wrong in his facts.” He said that in 1950, but if he were alive today, he’d probably be saying it with even more urgency. I see and hear false facts almost every day, from cable news pundits, politicians, so-called “news” sites and from some folks I follow on Twitter [...]

Facebook Marketplace where users can buy & sell with their neighbors

October 3, 2016

Facebook Marketplace   Over the next few days, Facebook will be rolling out Marketplace on its smartphone app. Think of it as Craigslist meets NextDoor all wrapped up inside your Facebook app. The feature, according to a blog post by Facebook’s Director of Product Management Mary Ku, shows items listed by people near you, but you can also find specific items by searching and [...]
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