Advances in technology by and large improve our lives. These advances also have a habit of ruining long running traditions. Take the Santa tracker for instance. Way back when there was a phone number you would call and a recording would tell you Santa’s location. There was a mystique and kitschiness to the entire idea. [...]

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I ran across this article in the Wall Street Journal today with the headline, “Cities Try to Lure Young Professionals With Cheap ‘Micro’ Units”. Aside from the base prostitution type jokes that ran through my head my second thought was, “Aren’t those SROs?” In case you haven’t heard of it SRO stands for Continue Reading

If you have a quick temper it may calm you to learn that bouts of rage could be cured by simply taking an aspirin.
A study has found that uncontrollable anger may be the result of inflammation in the body. Intermittent explosive disorder (IED), which is known as “anger syndrome”, usually begins in the late teens and is defined as a “failure to resist aggressive impulses”.

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Kevin Marks compares and contrasts the Web as it was a decade ago, where it is right now, and where it possibly should be headed. He has some great observations about how cyclical the open and closed nature of the Web was and still is. He believes that we are in an era of silos, [...]

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All Hail the Christmas Stick

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The Christmas Stick looks like we murdered a bunch of villagers and hanged them from  a tree to frighten off our enemies.

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I know it’s getting cold when I can freeze dry my hair

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I’m all for people learning to write computer code and I’ve promoted it to my friends (with the severely limited reach I have) as well. However, the marketing push for kids and people to learn to write code are over simplifying and glamorizing something that, like anything else in life, takes talent and drive to [...]

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Let’s here it for the tech giants. AOL, Apple, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn (not really a giant but what the heck), Microsoft, Twitter, and Yahoo! sent an open letter to President Obama and Congress pushing for reform of policies with regards to surveillance of individuals and access to private communications and information.

All good public [...]

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