The Fourth and Fifth Estates

A couple weeks back, a Sonoma Index-Tribune reader opined about the press in a letter to the editor in which he errantly referred to us as the “third estate.” We in the press are actually the fourth estate, so named … Read on.

Open Source to Open Bottle

The open source movement, which has evolved handsomely within the world of software programming (the architecture behind this very blog is a result of such efforts), has produced numerous spawn in the creative and tech sectors. Now, the mind(s) behind … Read on.

From Class to Glass ? Online

I’m old enough to recall cutting school in the ’80s and catching a television ad endorsed by on-the-wane celebrity Sally Struthers, as she hawked correspondence courses in such fields of study as “computer programming,” “gun repair” and “high school” (which, … Read on.

From Class to Glass – Online

I’m old enough to recall cutting school in the ’80s and catching a television ad endorsed by on-the-wane celebrity Sally Struthers, as she hawked correspondence courses in such fields of study as “computer programming,” “gun repair” and “high school” (which, … Read on.