Are You Using These Top 5 Travel Apps?

Because of my public speaking, I spend a lot of time traveling. In just the past four weeks I have been to Charlotte, San Diego, Richmond, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Detroit, Mobile, Dallas, Tulsa, and Denver.

My Top 5 Travel Apps

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In some ways traveling has never been more stressful—more delays, more canceled flights, and more crowded flights. But technology eases the burden and makes it manageable.

An Invitation to Join the Get Noticed! Theme or WordPress Beta Team

I’m pleased to announce that we are now moving into private beta for my new Get Noticed! Theme for WordPress. When I announced this theme back in September, I never dreamed so many people would be interested.

Get Noticed! Theme for WordPress Beta Signup

So far, 2,474 people have signed up to receive news and updates about the theme. Unfortunately, I have been woefully remiss in providing those updates. I am embarrassed to admit this is the first update since that original post.

Why the Printing Press Will Kill Books

I tell you, sir,” he whispered, “it is the end of the world. Never were known such excesses of the scholars: it is the cursed inventions of the age that ruin everything: artillery, serpentines, bombards, and above all, printing, that other pestilence from Germany. No more manuscripts! No more books! Printing is cutting up the bookselling trade. The end of the world is certainly at hand!”

— Victor Hugo
The Hunchback of Notre Dame, p. 11
Originally published in 1831