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THDP37 We Answer Some Questions

THDP37 We Answer Some Questions

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This episode is pretty busy.  We answer three questions from listeners and then I renew my previous attack against crapware.  We have included an excerpt from the July 4th episode: THDP21 Happy 4th of July!  Originally I had included a set of news stories to cover but I pulled them so this episode would stay under 30 minutes.  I hope you enjoy. Question:  “Did you tell me that external hard drives only hold info about two or three years?” Answer:  You got it!  Ok, statistically speaking here is the drop off.  There are three distinct phases a hard drive will go through.  (1)  The first phase is the first year and a half and during that time 5% of all hard drives fail.  (2)  The second phase is the next year and a half with a 1.4% failure rate.  The third phase last one year and the f
THDP35 Edutech and iPhones

THDP35 Edutech and iPhones

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Please bear with us while we get through this period.  As I gain more and more strength we will be returning to a full recording schedule. Yea, yea, yea…Happy New Year!! Oops, do I sound a bit frustrated?  A bit negative?  Maybe.  Bear with me here while I try to work this out.  This just didn’t feel much like Christmas this year. I know why….that’s the easy part.  I had a total hip replacement December 15.  That’ll put a major-league crimp in your Christmas celebration!  No work party/luncheon, no Christmas Eve, no Christmas, no New Year’s Eve or New Years.  Just rest, ice and therapy (three times a week).  You want to feel isolated?  Spend Christmas Day alone with only a babysitter to “assist” when (or if) necessary.  Thank God I had my “new” Microsoft Surface Pro2 but that is a