Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usSat, 28 Feb 2015 23:30:30 EDTSat, 28 Feb 2015 23:30:30 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssThe (belated) end of an era?http://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/814/The-(belated)-end-of-an-era?.htmlMy dad and I were discussing the demise of Radio Shack a day or so after the company announced its pending bankruptcy. <P> I thought it was the end of an era, but he reminded me the era had passed a long time ago.Fri, 20 Feb 2015 12:39:12 EDTMake the most of 2015http://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/796/Make-the-most-of-2015.html"What a day it's gonna be, I think. It looks good already." <P> That's a line Perry Farrel sang for his provocatively-named side project from the 90s, and also how I felt waking up through the first four days of 2015.Sun, 4 Jan 2015 19:33:04 EDT100 songs you must hearhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/793/100-songs-you-must-hear.htmlPlease note: these are in no particular order. <P> 1. riders on the storm - The Doors <P> 2. first suite in e flat - Gustav Holst <P> 3.Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:24:32 EDTOnly one computer is never obsoletehttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/779/Only-one-computer-is-never-obsolete.htmlThere's no escaping it: every computer comes with a "use by" date.Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:03:13 EDTSardines, my guilty pleasurehttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/751/Sardines,-my-guilty-pleasure.htmlI have a bit of an odd confession to make: I love sardines. <P> It's a recent love affair and a taste that admittedly took a few attempts to acquire. But here it is.Thu, 3 Jul 2014 14:29:01 EDT