The Affordable Care Act And The Rollout Problem

The news is full of the technical problems that have kept many people from navigating the web site set up for the Affordable Care Act marketplace. I don’t want to discuss the politics of the Affordable Care Act, but there is one aspect of the technical problem that is...

Amazing! Oxy-Iso Glasses Cure Red-Green Colorblindness

These two photos look identical to me. This isn’t about computers, but indulge me for a moment. This is extraordinary technology and might be as important for some of you as it is for me. Eight percent of men are red-green colorblind. (Almost no women. It’s a genetic...

Our Changing Tech World

Think you’re keeping up with the tech industry? Here are two recent reports that took me by surprise. Android is crushing everything in its path. In the first quarter of 2013, Android smartphones had a 75% market share. Apple’s iOS came in at a distant second place,...

DNSChanger Malware And Internet Doomsday

Lock the doors! Hide the children in the root cellar! Stock up on canned food! DNSChanger is coming and it’s Internet Doomsday! If you see any of this coverage – which is now distressingly widespread – you’d be forgiven for thinking that this is actually...