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Rona Gura
Posted By : Rona Gura

Computer updates. I have to admit that they give me anxiety. Whenever I see the prompt when I try to turn off my computer that there updates are available I get nervous. There there’s the prompt as to whether I want to update and restart or update and turn off. More anxiety.   I am uncertain as to where the anxiety stems from. Could it be that some

Rona Gura
So Many Screens
Posted By : Rona Gura

  We live in a world of screens. Everything seems to have a computer screen. From our phones to our tablets, our appliances; they all have screens. And we all seem to have gotten very good at multitasking; operating several screens at once.     Over the weekend, I was communicating with my college roommates about booking our annual Fall roommate

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The Newest Scam
Posted By : Rona Gura

There seems to be a new telemarketer scam out there that is disconcerting to me on so many levels. My office is in Garden City. Lately, at least once a day, I will receive a call on my cell phone in which my cell phone identifies as originating in Garden City. In addition, the first three digits of the caller’s phone number are the same first three

Rona Gura
Posted By : Rona Gura

I read with intense interest this morning an article in The New York Times Magazine about the Voyager probes. They were launced in 1977 and, have now, reached beyond the boundaries of our solar system. The story was as much a human interest story--many of the same engineers who launched the probes are still working on the project--as it was a scien

Rona Gura
Posted By : Rona Gura

My children tweet. Apparently, they tweet all the time. In addition, they use Twitter to get their news and information about most important events.   I have tried to tweet. The opportunity to potentially communicate with someone I would normally not be able to reach is very intriguing to me. But the approach to tweeting intimidates me. I have a Tw

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Do You Know Yourself?
Posted By : Rona Gura

Like Donald, I sometimes find inspiration for my blogs in The Sunday Times. An article I found especially interesting yesterday concerned the proliferation of technology and devices for self-monitoring and behavioral change. The focus of the article was an MIT professor and her proposition that the primary function of these devices have cha


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