Author: The Deletist

Document Naming Tips

Overt time I’ve realized the importance of using standardized naming conventions for documents and folders.  Essentially, “standardized naming conventions” means using a set of rules to create names so they remain consistent and meaningful over time. It sounds like basic and easy…

Dealing with Digital Photos

Some years ago I designated iPhotos as my master digital photo repository. iPhoto was the photo app that came with my MacBook Pro. As a first step, I had to understand how the app worked so that I could organize…

AI and Driving

I don’t own a car.  Typically when I rent one, I rely heavily on Google Maps, or Waze, to help me get around.  The challenge I run into is that I can’t navigate and drive at the same time.  It’s…

The Problem with Passwords

In short, the problem with passwords is that there are too many of them!  And the risk of not having a good one leaves our valuable information exposed and vulnerable.  We’re always cautioned to create passwords that are: unique ~12 –…

The Dark Age of Remote Controls

In this day and age I’m always amazed at the array of remote controls people seem to need to operate their TVs/entertainment systems.  I haven’t owned a television since 2006 and I know that adds to my confusion, and fascination,…