Category: Technology

thoughts of robots

If I call into my banking institution today, I hear a friendly-sounding lady answer the phone, and say “Welcome to Wells Fargo. To access your accounts, press, or say, “one.” To open a new account, press, or say, “two…” And...

/ February 16, 2006

The “Uncanny Valley”

Every now and then, ESPN.Com comes through with an interesting, edifying, and entertaining article that justifies my 1000 visits per day. With the release today of Madden 06 (student note: an X-Box 360 and Madden 06 will do just fine...

/ November 22, 2005

Joe Carter

When I think of blogs that are going to have a long-term impact, two qualities come to mind: they must be insightful and edifying, and they must be entertaining. Dull blogs will capture some people for a long time, but...

/ October 20, 2005

One more on blogging…

In the comments to the below post, Keith argues that what prevents people from hearing the Word of God is the content of the Word of God and not the delivery. He writes: English readers can read books about Christianity...

/ October 20, 2005

The potential for GodBlogs…

Charles Lehardy of AnotherThink writes: To be effective evangelists, however, GodBloggers must to be welcoming, open and authentic, and committed to building relationships with those who drop by. I see GodBlogging as a translation of historic Christianity into the lingua...

/ October 18, 2005

Another shameless plug….

I haven’t blogged many of the news articles from GBC, but I can’t pass this one up. I got a few emails mentioning it, but I simply figured it was the AP story. Turns out The Guardian spliced together the...

/ October 17, 2005

a jovial jab

In the wake of a successful blog-conference with an admittedly goofy name, a bit of self-satire seems acceptable. Check out Ed Brayton’s alternative to GodBlogCon, to be held sometime in the near future(?)…

/ October 17, 2005

Thoughts about GBC

I just finished a huge round-up of posts from GBC attendees. It is, I believe, the most comprehensive list of GBC attendees comments available. First, Hugh Hewitt is the most gracious, engaging, and humble man I have ever met. He...

/ October 15, 2005

Google never ceases to amaze

A new little feature, the recently upgraded Google Toolbar, now allows for instant translation, spell-checking, and instant image search. I’m a fan. What about Google’s privacy policies? Any opinions out there? From the little reading I did, I do not...

/ September 12, 2005

GodBlogCon Again

The buzz around GodBlogCon is growing and concerns about the name have followed. Check out Jeff Jarvis of buzzmachine.com on MSNBC’s new show Connected: Coast to Coast. (HT: Matt Margolis). After you’ve watched that, read this concern by Margolis and...

/ March 1, 2005