Where did they go?

Has anyone else noticed that you don’t have to type in “www” before entering a website address anymore?  You don’t have to type in “.com” either.  In fact, you don’t even have to type in the website’s name accurately.  I’m serious.  Check it out.  Go (preferably after having finished reading this post) up to the top of your screen in the web address window thingy (or whatever it’s called), type in the first couple letters approximately representing the site you want to go to, and BAM, there you are, your internet browser provides the rest.  Yeah, it’s kind of freaking me out. Continue reading

Name Something That Gets Saved

Have you ever seen that show “Hoarders” on A&E (“A&E” for Arts & Entertainment Television; I can see the “Entertainment,” but I have yet to see the “Art”) (see also MTV)?  If you have ever seen it, even accidentally, it’s kind of hard to stop watching, like a train wreck.  Basically, it seems to be about people in a state of personal crisis, with a compulsive disorder that, triggered either by some innate psychological condition, or some personal tragedy, or both, can’t stop keeping stuff. Continue reading