Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should

I recently had a water pipe break in my basement due to freezing. It made a huge mess, covering the basement floor in about 2 inches of water. Because the water was “clean” as opposed to sewage, the insurance company decided that they should restore the carpet and pad...

What is the Internet?

I was watching this amusing video of Brian Gumbel and Katie Couric from 1994 asking this question: What is the Internet? Today, we might find this humorous as it seems like an obvious question. But the answer is not simple. The reason is that the Internet is...

Email subject lines

In personal contacts with one another, we all like to hear the sound of our name – it makes us feel special. But do people like to see there names in an email or an email subject line? Adding the person’s name to an email subject line or to the body of the...