Business Process Execution Language Solution from ActiveVOS

Years ago, I first became a consultant after working in an environment for several years as an accountant.  The environment was such that the IT partners I had in several organizations including a Fortune five hundred company, as well as an startup company, both...

Nuance Preparing to launch Dragon Naturally Speaking 10

I am very excited as I anticipate the launch of Dragon Naturally Speaking 10 from Nuance. I have been using version 9 since January of 2007, and I’m ready to see some new bells and whistles. The new version is rumored to have a great deal more support for Blue Tooth...

Air Cards and Dramamine – Real Mobile Blogging Tools

Today, I am on the road. Almost literally, I’m a passenger in a van headed from North Carolina to Georgia on a 3 hour drive. I have my laptop and my air card and dramamine. When I type on the computer while driving, especially on winding road, I sometimes get a little...

My New Terabyte Dockffice

Last weekend I ran out of space on my primary computer hard drive.  My computer is a laptop and its about 18 months old.  When I purchased it, it was not quite the latest model, but it had a 120 gigabyte hard drive and a centrino duo processor and was fast enough for...

Technologies that Sink in after the Fact- Sling Box Pro

Last winter when I went to the consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, I saw a technology that seemed impressive, but didn’t seem necessarily useful. It was the Sling Box, and it basically lets you watch movies on your TiVo from anywhere in the world if...

Powering WiFi Router with Air Card

Today I setup and configured my first 3G Wireless Broadband Router from Powerful Signal. This WiFi router from NexAira essentially connects to the internet via my Verizon Aircard (which looks like and functions simultaneously as a usb flash drive) and it then sets up...

Dragon Naturally Speaking 9 For a Nine Year Old Volcano Report

Today I tried something relatively new.  I spent a little time teaching my son how to use Dragon NaturallySpeaking.  I got the idea a few days ago when he was putting together a report on volcanoes for his fourth grade class.  I worked with him to help him write the...

Qipit Converst White board and document images to Text via OCR

I have been waiting for a service like this for years.  Qipit takes images that you snap with your mobile phone camera or just a regular digital camera of things like white boards, hand written notes and other documents and converts them to text using OCR, Optical...