“Ctrl+S” Gives You Permission to Forget

Pressing Ctrl-S is a reflex for me, born in the heyday of the Blue Screen of Death and activated every few sentences of text, or every few words in the case of some of my more laborious college term papers. Though it’s far less necessary with today’s more stable technology, I still consider it a…

Gorillas and Cell Phones

The National Transportation Safety Board is not winning any fans and not likely to make much headway with its resolution to ban drivers from even “hands free” cell phone use; after all, only 10 states even ban hand-held phones, and Chapel Hill, NC’s controversial complete cell phone ban had been put on hold. Yes, everyone…