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Roxanne Tellier – It Was 20 Years Ago Today

Posted in Opinion, politics, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 16, 2018 by segarini

When you are smack dab in the middle of massive change, it’s nearly impossible to parse what is going on all around you.

Baby boomers have been there a few times. The chaos of the sixties, when the world suddenly went from belonging to your parents, to belonging to you and your like-minded friends – remember that?

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Roxanne Tellier: Slave to the Machine

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 18, 2014 by segarini

january roxanneMy name is Roxanne Tellier and I am addicted to computing. There, I said it, in front whatever cosmic element you call your deity, and everyone.  I am hooked on electronic media and the Internet.

I likely wouldn’t have known the depth of my addiction if my main computer had not suddenly died on me a few days ago. Even those horrendous days off the grid during the Ice Storm hadn’t upset me as much as this week’s loss of contact with the world. Okay, it was just for a few hours until I got my little netbook up and running, but even those few hours were excruciating.

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