I Think I Can

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Today the artist, writer and ever entertaining thinker of thoughts Ophelia Chong shares with us another story of living with technology.

The Droid con-nected to the Verizon, The iPad connected to the Wifi, The powerbook connected to the network, The iPod connected to the earphone, The landline connected to the bundle, The keyboard connected to the bluetooth, The Kindle connected to the 3G.

Oh Mercy how they Scare!

I try to control the ambient noises around me while I work, the television set on the 562nd rerun of Law and Order, the occasional dog bark, the flutter of paper falling out of the printer; its all white noise. Except the unexpected sounds of information coming in. Pings. Pings for Skype, Seesmic, Twitter, iChat and email. I am like Pavlov’s dog, each Ping stirs my interest and I start salivating about the next
Gilt special sale on gold lame platform running shoes.

If you are like me, you have your cell phone on your desk. I bought a Droid, even though I am a life long Apple fanatic, I left the Apple Garden and went with a Droid (also Verizon was not carrying iPhones at the time, so really I didn’t have much choice other than switching carriers). The Droid and I puttered along, the interface took a while getting used to and I was a bit envious of all the Apps my iPhone friends had. I mean they had HIPSTAMATIC! But the Droid/Verizon did have one plus over Apple. I got email on it 1 minute before I got it on my Apple powerbook. My Droid was always first to stick up its arm and say “Pick ME!!”

Is it Verizon vs. Time Warner, or Android vs. Apple? Most likely the network, but deep in my heart I believe its the little Droid saying to itself “I thought I could.”

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  • It is a nice post.thank you.

  • Fan

    I have a droid but I am curious as to how the iOS fare.. I hope to get it soon though...

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  • It's good article. I like way you described things. Hope you continue writing such a ice blog. I am going to iPad 2 next month ...can't wait much..

  • I love that Ipad it really rocks!

  • Actually the technology don't make us scare but have made our life so easy to live.

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  • I am new to this blog, I must admit it ranks up there among one of the most unique blog ideas I have ever seen.

  • This is incredibly good

  • good news

  • I really liked the article. Very useful information. Thanks for the post.

  • I am a big fan of Steve jobs as he has change the vision of life and made a drastic change in the field of communication. apple rocks.

  • ok,its apple,im an apple fan :)

  • Thank you for sharing this article. I love it.

  • An interesting post.Web 2.0 and social media have influenced the web world and changed the bottom line of the methods involved in establishing the online presence.

  •  nice article.thanks

  • Mdkhajaali410

    Now you can take a train ride with The Little Engine That Could™ and enjoy a fun-filled day of educational and motivational festivities. It's fun for the entire family!

  • Quote: I used android phones too and it works incredibly fast. I haven't tried
    any apple products yet because it is too expensive. But having droid is
    an awesome experience.

  • repeatx

    thanks for post.

  • Ferdinand Cabrera

    yes i can.............

  • The rise of social media brought about by technology is sometimes very tiring.  Every information is competing for our attention.  We always have information overload.

  • You bet it's information overload and its coming at a faster and faster pace, Really dificult to keep up. We will either blow a fuse or need to find a way to increase our brain capacity.

  • Sure i can ...

  • Simontoffel

    i think i can do it ............... what you think?

  • Oh Mercy how they Scare! (c)
    haha )) Why?

  • I used android phones too and it works incredibly fast. I haven't tried any apple products yet because it is too expensive. But having droid is an awesome experience.

  • I hate anything that expensive too.

  • vestir juegos

    beautiful Awesome performance. Thanks for the great post!

  • I wonder where the world is heading to with all this tools...

  • sbspalding

    Brilliantly done as always Ophelia!

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