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The Night Clerk Fixed My Android Tablet

January 18th, 2018 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Another instance of “don’t judge a book by its cover” slaps me in the face. I bought my wife an Android tablet for Christmas. If you know my wife, you will need a couple of minutes to regain your composure and resume breathing. Okay, we continue. I, being the smart computing person […]

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Tags: America · Education · Learning · Notice

Wiring America, Again, and Again

October 9th, 2017 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Once again, we march into the future doing the same thing we did in the past. And it isn’t a bad thing to repeat. There was a time when a President and Vice President of America were doing a photo opportunity “wiring” a school. They were pulling Ethernet cables through conduit so […]

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Tags: America · Technology · Uncategorized

Visa, Immigration, Jobs, Salaries

June 22nd, 2017 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Yes, immigration fuels the economy. I love it when skilled persons enter the US. The current situation, however, isn’t so lovely. The H-1B visa battle continues. Let’s step back to my naive childhood. America wants skilled persons to come here and improve much of this nation in many ways. We grant entrance […]

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Tags: America · Immigration · Jobs · Work

March Madness

April 3rd, 2017 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips I used to love the NCAA basketball tournament. Perhaps it is only for the young. The NCAA men’s basketball championship game will be played tonight. I won’t watch it as the game won’t start until after I go to bed on the east coast. It starts late in the east as that […]

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Tags: Adults · America · Childhood

Happy Birthday America

July 4th, 2016 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips It is great to live in a country where I don’t need a permit or background check or anything to write a blog or go to church where I want or not worry about the Army showing up at my door wanting to house soldiers or… These government actions are prohibited by […]

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Lie to Everyone but Me

January 11th, 2016 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips If someone could overcome the scientific and logical barriers to backdoors to encryption systems, they would still face one of trusting liars. Many of our elected representatives want our technology companies to build encryption systems with “backdoors.” (Here is a link to one story of such.) These magical backdoors would permit the […]

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Tags: America · Communication · Engineering · Government · Privacy · Security

Giving Thanks

November 26th, 2015 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips There are too many things to mention on this Thanksgiving Day. To be brief, thanks to WordPress, Apple, Xfinity, and all those who taught me a few things about writing.

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Kickstarter and the Office of President

November 5th, 2015 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Kickstarter campaigns raise more money than presidential candidates. Who, if anyone, should be ashamed? Some Kickstarter campaigns for little gadgets are raising more money than some presidential candidates. Americans should be ashamed for putting more time and money into silly little gadgets than they do into who will be the next leader […]

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Tags: America · Observation

America Must be Good Enough

October 5th, 2015 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips America has plenty of problems. Still, America must be good enough as people risk imprisonment to come here. SAT scores are at the lowest  in ten years. American WiFi is slower than the rest of the world. The same is true with our broadband. Our bridges are collapsing. Yet we innovate more […]

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Tags: America