Hijacking Google Mini

A couple of years ago my nephew gave us a Google Nest Mini. It’s one of those electronic assistants that can do a whole bunch of things when programmed to do so, or asked. Yes indeed this little muggins can be told to do pre-programmed things when asked. It’s a small enough device that, asContinue reading “Hijacking Google Mini”

Chevy Should Stick With Actors Instead of ‘Real People’

If you read this blog with any regularity you know I like to analyse advertisements. Today’s instalment focuses on the Chevrolet Silverado TV that features several men being introduced to the latest model. As the ad begins we learn from reading the small print at the bottom of the screen that these are ‘real people,Continue reading “Chevy Should Stick With Actors Instead of ‘Real People’”

Helicopter Parents Return

And they’re back. Just as the swallows return to Capistrano each spring, the soccer helicopter parents have returned to the park up the street from my humble abode. Aside from hogging all the legal  parking spots on streets in the immediate vicinity of the park, causing locals returning home from work much annoyance as weContinue reading “Helicopter Parents Return”