Feature11/06/2010 | The Amateur Amateur: The Manual -- and Why We Don’t Read It
I bought a DVD player yesterday. It had a manual, of course, but it also had a Quick Start guide. The Quick Start guide showed me everything I needed to know to install the unit, and I figured out everything else by playing around with the remote control
Feature09/23/2010 | The Amateur Amateur: Musings from a Hamfest
Yawn! Where am I, anyway? I can’t see half of the street signs until I’m almost past them. Why do all these hamfests start so early, anyway? Dawn is hours away. There’s no one on the road except me.