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June 11, 2014 by


A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ The generation gap is getting wider! Read More by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones .


March 17, 2014 by


A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ I wonder if they could make phones with screens you could read in sunlight. Read More by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones .

Google Fined $17M By State Attorneys General For Safari Hack

November 19, 2013 by


(Re: Title –  It couldn’t happen to a nicer gang of scoundrels.  —ed) By Wendy Davis  ~  The Daily Online Examiner  ~ Last year, Google agreed to a $22.5 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission for circumventing Safari users’ privacy settings. Now, the search company has also agreed to pay $17 million to 36 […]

Mindboggling Manufacture

November 11, 2013 by


By Tom McLaughlin ~ My brain is still buzzing with what I saw at the “Digifab ’13 Expo” put on jointly by the University of Southern Maine together with SME – the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. This old cerebrum was pried open and pushed into a different dimension. Only recently have I wrapped my mind […]

It Don’t Work That Way Anymore!

April 27, 2013 by


A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ This blog is run on blogger. A few years ago they changed the way it worked and I became a “Classic Version” holdout When Microsoft added the dumb ribbon to MS Word, etc. it forced me to relearn how to use my old and trusted tools. facebook? gmail? twitter? Nothing […]

New Computer Gadgets

September 10, 2012 by


A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ According to the Associated Press: Big week for gadgets ahead of new Apple iPhone, as rival product makers jockey for edge NEW YORK — It was a big week for gadget announcements as Amazon, Nokia and Motorola all tried to generate interest in their products before Apple’s expected announcement of […]

Latest Technology

July 30, 2012 by


A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ Am I missing something? Or am I right? Read More by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones .


June 18, 2012 by


A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ Last night the LSW (Long Suffering Wife) and I saw “The Great Buck Howard” , a 2008 movie, about a stage mentalist. it obviously affected my thinking today when I did this cartoon about what is coming to be called “distracted driving”. Read More by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones […]

Test Yourself

June 14, 2012 by


A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ I like to think of today’s offering as a funny “test yourself” cartoon. On the other hand it could be seen as being in a new and disturbingly expanding category of Dry Bones cartoons. It’s an “old guy living in the confusing future, trying to keep up” cartoon. Read More […]

Washington Post Critic Celebrates Mike Daisey, Shameless Liar About Apple in China

March 26, 2012 by


By Tim Graham ~ Mike Daisey (pictured) shamelessly lied about Apple’s abuse of factory workers in China on stage, which was then picked up by the trendy public-radio show “This American Life,” which airs on many NPR stations. It caused a black eye for NPR (by their one-degree association), but The Washington Post has proclaimed […]

The Miracle of iCapitalism

October 8, 2011 by


By Michelle Malkin Here is your high-resolution teachable moment of the week: anti-capitalist, anti-corporate extremists of “Occupy Wall Street” mourning Apple Inc. founder Steve Jobs without a trace of irony. While the Kamp Alinsky Kids ditch school to moan about their massive student debt, parade around in zombie costumes and whine about evil corporations over […]

The Return of the Zumwalt Guided-Missile Destroyers

October 4, 2011 by


By Mackenzie Eaglen and Lajos F, Szaszdi The U.S. Navy has approved contracts to finish building the hulls of the second and third ships of the Zumwalt class of guided-missile destroyers being constructed at General Dynamics Bath Iron Works in Maine. The $1.8 billion contract will also fund systems integration of the DDG-1001 Michael Monsoor […]

Celebrating Steve Jobs’ Failures?

August 27, 2011 by


By Mike Brownfield Listen to your music on an iPod? Read news on an iPad? Cherish your beautifully minimalist iMac? Then you’ve benefited from the genius of Apple Inc.’s Steve Jobs. With the news this week of his decision to step down as CEO of the company, many have lauded his incredible successes in changing […]

I Spy

August 19, 2011 by


A Dry Bones Cartoon The latest from “Wireless Federation: Apple found guilty of collecting location data from iPhones, fined (South Korea)“The telecom regulator of South Korea stated that Apple stands to be fined a token $2,852 for collecting iPhone users’ location data, on the wrong side of the law. Apple was also ordered by the […]

In a Pub in London

August 16, 2011 by


A Dry Bones Cartoon When the mass demonstrations in North Africa were organized and coordinated through the use of social media and mobile phones, folks in the West were enthralled by the refreshing empowering of the formerly powerless. The same techniques were then used to organize mass assaults on Israel’s borders, and now the looter […]

The Cloud

July 24, 2011 by


A Dry Bones Cartoon I just got a new computer. The super powerful, cutting edge workhorse I bought just a few years ago is now a slow outdated model with something wonky in its motherboard. So now I have a brand new computer. It’s a super powerful, cutting edge workhorse. But the new machine runs […]

Borders Bites the Dust

July 22, 2011 by


By Alan Caruba The obituary for Borders Group, the competitor of Barnes & Noble bookstores,’s bookselling operation, and scores of independent bookstores around the nation, appeared in the July 20 edition of The Wall Street Journal. There was a time if you were the owner of a great paddlewheel boat on the Mississippi, you […]

Sunday School

July 5, 2011 by


A Dry Bones Cartoon A major challenge for each generation is to pass on what it has learned to the next generation. But the next generation perceives life, and our words, through the prism of its own reality …and what we say is often not what they hear. Which is what makes it a challenge. […]

Sunday Information – Television

April 10, 2011 by


It’s amazing these days how we take some things for granted without knowing all that much of its history, and such is the case with Television. The invention of Television is not one specific thing. It has many facets, Image capture, transmission, reception, and the TV set itself, and a number of other things in […]

Web Companies’ Do-Not-Track Mechanisms Far From Foolproof

February 11, 2011 by


By Wendy Davis –  The Daily Online Examiner The Federal Trade Commission recently called on Web companies to create a mechanism that allows consumers to opt out of tracking by behavioral advertising companies that serve ads to users based on the sites they’ve visited. As of today, three browser manufacturers have answered that call. Google’s […]

U.S. Must Gird for War in Very Small Places

December 17, 2010 by


By James Carafano, Ph.D. It was the 1950s, and the Air Force had a problem. The brass were responsible for building a new fleet of intercontinental ballistic missiles. But state-of-the-art electronics just didn’t cut it. Even the most advanced circuits were too heavy, too big, and not nearly dependable enough. The brass needed something that […]

All the News The Times Wants You to Know

December 1, 2010 by


By Alan Caruba In a long career as a journalist, full time and freelance, I have sometimes said that I knew something was seriously wrong with The New York Times when I began to see my byline show up on stories that appeared briefly. It’s been decades since I have held The Times in my […]

Wikileaks Leaker an Angry and Confused Soldier

December 1, 2010 by


By Jim Kouri, CPP. Army Specialist Bradley Manning (pictured) is again making headlines about his role in leaking classified documents to a so-called blogger who has subsequently released tens of thousands of military and diplomatic secrets. Last August, the Law Enforcement Examiner introduced readers to the disgruntled soldier who betrayed his country. The suspect in […]

Visiting Media Moguls Agree: Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s Broadband Could Be A White Elephant

September 30, 2010 by


By Andrew Bolt This is a hot button item in Australia at the moment. The Labor Government plans to lay fibre optic cable, to the home, across the whole Country, and connect every individual home. That proposed cost of $43 Billion is the base price only, and is expected to balloon from that. Currently, the […]


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