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The best gas conservation measure’s have been technology…..

Think about it……First FAX machines meant that you could send copies of letters and documents, instead of mailing( The Post Office driving them)  them or driving to pick them up……e-mails meant that you could send information and documents (you couldn’t personally sign them) from anywhere on the plant to somewhere else (who needs FEDEX?)……..now you can use a cell phone to go to the store and get the right thing for your wife…and not have to go back to the store and return the wrong thing (saving you countless  trips)…….

All of these handy things have of course caused all sorts of other crazy things to occur …….like texing while driving….having your wife check your phone to see if you have strange females calling you….giving the cops a way to track you, even if you’re not using the phone… giving your kids something to do…instead of giving you a way to keep in touch with them, and have them do their school work…..and sadly enabling bad guys to set off remote bombs………

Saving gas consumption and opening other doors……progress thru technology…….

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September 27, 2009 Posted by | Other Things, The Economy | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The best gas conservation measure's have been technology…..

Think about it……First FAX machines meant that you could send copies of letters and documents, instead of mailing( The Post Office driving them)  them or driving to pick them up……e-mails meant that you could send information and documents (you couldn’t personally sign them) from anywhere on the plant to somewhere else (who needs FEDEX?)……..now you can use a cell phone to go to the store and get the right thing for your wife…and not have to go back to the store and return the wrong thing (saving you countless  trips)…….

All of these handy things have of course caused all sorts of other crazy things to occur …….like texing while driving….having your wife check your phone to see if you have strange females calling you….giving the cops a way to track you, even if you’re not using the phone… giving your kids something to do…instead of giving you a way to keep in touch with them, and have them do their school work…..and sadly enabling bad guys to set off remote bombs………

Saving gas consumption and opening other doors……progress thru technology…….

September 27, 2009 Posted by | Other Things, The Economy | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Beepers, Cellphones and texting…….

I’m getting a little old these days…I don’t use my phone to do texting…….I don’t know how…and don’t want to know how, to tell you the truth.

First it was carrying a beeper……that was cool…everybody knew you where important enough to have one for work……Then people carried TWO beepers!…….One for work, and one for home…….Then came Cellphones…….Same thing……for work……and almost all the early users were males…like the beeper carriers.   Then someone woke up and realized that EVERYBODY could have a phone and it was on!

Now everyone has a phone, even grandma’s and little kids……..So what came next?……Texting!…….What I don’t understand is how my son and everyone else can text ……AND DRIVE?…..I mean, how can they watch the road, and text?…….Can someone please explain?

August 28, 2009 Posted by | Other Things | , , , , | 4 Comments