The digital revolution began something like 25 years ago. In 1997, as a 20 year old armed with my College Loan money at San Diego State, I bought my first computer at Fry’s Electronics. I didn’t really need the computer. But I wanted to use this thing called the internet, and I didn’t want to have to leave my dorm room to access it.
RIP Deadspin Yesterday, I lost one of my favorite websites, Deadspin.com. As my good friend Dave Harrell pointed out, it was also the 4-year anniversary of the loss of another beloved site, Grantland. As has been pointed out many other times online, this isn’t the true death of Deadspin, which will likely exist as a … Read more
I have been reading about WordPress 5.0 and Gutenberg, which will be launching very soon (current WP version is 4.9.5). Gutenberg appears to be a huge upgrade with an interface that is jarring, difficult to use, and can be difficult to work with due to the block-level elements.
Facebook Advertising Recently, I co-authored the Photographers Guide To Joshua Tree Natuonal Park with my long-time friend and colleague, Jeremy Long. We decided to use Facebook Advertising to make sales. One of the challenges in our first experience with self-publishing is simply letting the world know our book exists. Jeremy and I both have Facebook … Read more
Websites I Manage www.tmschultze.com This is my personal website. www.sdphotoclub.com This is the website for the San Diego Photo Club. www.oldhighway80.com I made a separate photography website just for my Old Highway 80 photography project. www.jtphotoguide.com This website is for the Photographer’s Guide To Joshua Tree National Park that I co-wrote with friend and photographer … Read more
Google Is Finally Changing The Mobile Industry Google’s Android operating system already enjoys a majority market share among smartphones, but with their Google Project Fi announcement, they are also finally making last changing to the mobile industry. Android, as an open-source operating system, has been an industry success adopted by a large portion of the telecom industry. … Read more
I wanted to take a moment and recommend you subscribe to my friend’s website at Mandatory Tech. The website is available at www.mandatory-tech.com. My friend’s name is William Murphy and he covers technology, gadgets, and various issues in the industry. His latest post concerns Smart Automation at home, a field that is going to become … Read more
Yesterday, Tesla/SpaceX CEO Elon Musk open-sourced the idea of the Hyperloop (PDF of the entire idea is located at This Site). By now, anybody with an interest in technology has read about it. As an idea, it is thought-provoking (see the excellent Ars Technica breakdown of the Hyperloop idea at This Site). Elon Musk has done … Read more
Yesterday, the worst-kept secret in technology came out with Google’s new “Drive” product. I am not going to review the product per se, there is no shortage of reviews on the internet. See http://mandatory-tech.com/2012/04/24/google-drive-is-here/ for a friend’s initial take on the product. To clarify, I will not be using this product at all. Google’s quest … Read more