Author Archives: David

The Baby Boomer Guide to Internet Search Engines

  We baby boomers have been around long enough to have seen many new words come and go. Growing up, we couldn’t imagine saying words like Internet or World Wide Web. And who would have thought we could ever do something like Google or do a search on Bing. Yeah, strange words for strange times….

Is Your Resume Still on Colored Paper?

But it’s a five o’clock world when the whistle blows No one owns a piece of my time And there’s a five o’clock me inside my clothes Thinkin’ that the world looks fine, yeah –Allen Reynolds (The Vogues) We remember lots of songs about work. But trying to keep up with how to find work…

The Baby Boomer Guide to Internet Fitness

And you know, the baby boomers are getting older, and those off the rack clothes are just not fitting right any longer, and so, tailor-made suits are coming back into fashion.–Amy Irving We Baby Boomers think that Internet Fitness is really an oxymoron. It is impossible to exercise while surfing the Web, except maybe for…

Back to Blogging

Well, fellow Baby Boomers. You may have noticed if you keep track of things that there is a big gap in time since I posted my last post and this post. I have been busy and let this blog slip. But no more. From now on, I intend to return to a regular blogging schedule….

Why I Have to Write About Steve Jobs, Too

Well, by now I don’t think anyone in the world doesn’t know that Steve Jobs passed away. There are countless obituaries and stories of his life all written by people who knew him (I didn’t know him), who knew much more about him than I do, and who could write about him much better than…

Some More Things Baby Boomers can do on the Web Right Now (Still Not in the Want Ads)

“If you like Pina Coladas And getting caught in the rain If you’re not into yoga If you have half a brain If you’d like making love at midnight In the dunes on the Cape Then I’m the love that you’ve looked for Write to me and escape.” — (Escape, The Pina Colada Song; Rupert…

Is Email Better than Snail Mail?

“Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds” Most of us baby boomers are familiar with the unofficial motto of the United States Post Office. If you don’t know what it is, just look at the quote above. We expect that the…

What do You Think of When You Hear Computer

I think it’s fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we’ve ever created. They’re tools of communication, they’re tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user. –Bill Gates Much has been said about baby boomers and computers. Most of it not true. Our generation has a very…

A Baby Boomer Vacation-The WWW Way

I think I’m going to Katmandu, That’s really, really where I’m going to. If I ever get out of here, That’s what I’m gonna do. K-k-k-k-k-Katmandu, I think that’s where I’m going to. If I ever get out of here, I’m going to Katmandu. –Bob Seegar (1975) Katmandu, Prague, Tokyo, New York, San Fransisco. We…

Hacking your Life Makes Things Easy

Hacker: noun 1 : one that hacks 2 : a person who is inexperienced or unskilled at a particular activity <a tennis hacker>3 3 : an expert at programming and solving problems with a computer 4 : a person who illegally gains access to and sometimes tampers with information in a computer system –Merriam-Webster.com Are you a hack? Hacking for us baby boomers is…

About this Boomer

Hi, My name is David Goldman and this blog is not about the World Wide Web. It will talk about that, but mostly this blog will talk about how today's technology has changed the way we go about our everyday lives. Technology, especially the World Wide Web, has changed the way we live our everyday lives. I want to empower you with the knowledge of today's technology to compete with vigor in today's world. You can click the link below to find out some more about me and this blog.

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