CE WEEKin NYC: Some of my Faves

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CES is a massive, miles long, completely insane, totally exhausting labyrinth from which it feels you may never escape.  CE WEEK, however, held each week in smaller venues across  the country, is an interesting, manageable look at the latest in tech. In my case, it even comes with a fab lunch, Continue Reading

Toddy Gear Review

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Full Disclosure: To facilitate this review, I received the  products pictured.  As usual, all opinions expressed are my own.   Fingerprints. Gunk. Grime.  Sticky Stuff.  That’s what ends up on my phone screen ALL the TIME. That’s why I was so excited that Toddy Gear to get a box of Continue Reading

In Defense of Matt Lauer

Yesterday's keruffle over Matt Lauer's dubious line of questioning with  Mary Barra, the first female CEO of automotive giant GM, on the Today Show gave Lauer haters new fuel. (In a nutshell, he asked Barra if she thought she could be both a good CEO and a good Mom.  You know, just like he always Continue Reading

Crafting for Jews with Hershey’s

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On Purim, Jews celebrate Persians trying (but not succeeding) to kill us, on Channukah, we commemorate how the Greeks tried (and failed) to kill us, and on Passover, we celebrate escaping being killed by the Egyptians. All this, Shalom Auslander points out in his novel, Foreskin's Lament. And all Continue Reading