Category Archives: Using the World Wide Web

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….

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…

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…

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…

6 Things Baby Boomers can find on the Web Right Now (or why can’t I find it in the Want Ads)

Wanted, young man single and free Experience in love preferred, but will accept a young trainee Oh I`m gonna put it in the want ads, I need a love that`s true Gonna put it in the want ads, my man and I are through — (Honey Cone, 1971) #1 Hit US Billboard Most of us…

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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