• It seems nearly impossible to fathom that someone as brilliant and funny as Robin Williams could be so tortured emotionally that he takes himself out of the human race. Yet, last week, one by one, each of us across the whole globe, fixed our attention on the sad news of this beloved actor’s suicide. Sometimes, a blip of news in the vast sea of information we are bombarded with daily, seems to slap us so hard in the face that we can almost hear the collective groan rippling through space and time. Then we all try our best to reckon with reality. And what a devastating reality Robin Williams’ death reveals - that someone who, by his very nature, brought

    Aug 26,
  • Just after Memorial Day, a story brewed that didn't seem to get much airplay. A woman had a 3x5 foot flag hanging behind her desk in her office, an office she shared with three other supervisors. She came to work one day and was told the flag had been taken down because it was offensive to several employees. For the entire story go to: Fox News

    Jun 15,
  • After every technical problem a customer has with our company, our system automatically sends out a survey to the customer asking for their feedback. We can count on one negative comment each week, but the amazing thing is that people go out of their way to express their appreciation to our Support Agents. Here is a sample of the comments we received this week: SUPPORT AGENT: Bridgett (received an Excellent rating) "The "tech" I talked to was very helpful. She talked me through hooking up my dial-up internet, adding a desktop icon, and gave me an estimated timeline for when my DSL might be up and running again."

    Jun 11,
  • If you enjoy a good baseball game, then I strongly suggest you contact your local parks department and find out when games are played in your local area (in Poplar Bluff games are played at McLane Park from 5:30-9:30 Monday-Friday). For the baseball fan, watching the 8 - 14 year old youth play the game with such enthusiasm is inspiring. You will see a wonderful display of baseball talent and future stars. You will see the joy of victory, the sadness of defeat and the amazing revelation that snacks after a game unifies all the participants. So even if you don't have a child or grandchild in the baseball program, I strongly urge you to come out and enjoy America's

    Jun 09,
  • Microsoft's Project Natal Project Natal is a new controller for the XBox 360 that uses a 3d camera, depth motion sensors and voice recognition to control your games. This takes interaction to a whole new level. Microsoft Windows 7 Release Date Set For Oct 22 MS will release W7 just in time for the holdiay shoppers. Though there are rumors about MS considering a discounted price for Vista users who "need" to upgrade to a viable operating system, MS has not given any details about the plans. Kids Programming Class Ben (10) & Jack (8) Becker will be teaching a kids programming class starting next Tuesday (June 8) using the Scratch programming language developed by MIT. New Image Search Engine

    Jun 03,

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