Newspaper Columns

Bob writes a regular computer column in The State Port Pilot, the local weekly newspaper published in Southport NC. The columns by date for this year are listed below. For prior years, just click on the year.

A note about titles. One of the contributions of my editor at the State Port Pilot is to re-work the column title. The titles shown below are as I submitted them, not as published.

If you have an idea for a column, or a comment, please send them to

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Date Title
4/26/2000 Internet Rebates - Good Deal?
5/4/2000 Sand in your PC?
5/11/2000 Love Hurts!
5/18/2000 Beep Beep - Road Runner's Here
5/31/2000 The Weekend At The Beach Data Blues
6/13/2000 Digital Photography Goes Mainstream
6/27/2000 Robby The House
7/12/2000 E-Mail On The Run
7/26/2000 The Internet, Security, and You
8/9/2000 Digital Music and Napster
8/23/2000 USB 4 U and Me
9/13/2000 Digital Photo Printing
10/4/2000 Internet Online Storage
10/11/2000 Non-Skip Music and Microsoft
10/18/2000 A Virus Strikes Again
10/25/2000 Shopping For Goodies
11/1/2000 Shopping on the 'Net
11/8/2000 Buying A Digital Camera
11/15/2000 Dust Off That PC
11/22/2000 My Very First Computer
11/29/2000 The Coming of Dune
12/06/2000 Elves In Your New PC
12/13/2000 Computer History Of The World, Part 1
12/20/2000 Its Time To Let Go