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Aug 30

Handmade Door Handles

Something about watching craftsmen make something makes we want to buy it. It’s not just a door handle any more, it’s something that people have labored over to ensure that it’s just right. I really respect that.

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Aug 28

Now more than ever?

What compels us to use phrases like, “…greater pressure on margins…”, “…busier than ever…”, or “…less free time nowadays…”? Is there really a greater pressure on margins now than there was 20 years ago? Are we really busier than we were 50 years ago? Is everything really more amplified now than it was in the past? Or is […]

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Aug 27

Meat Mountain

Have you heard about Arby’s new “Meat Mountain” sandwich? roast beef angus steak brisket corned beef 3 strips of bacon ham turkey chicken tenders 2 kinds of cheese It’s pretty much every single kind of meat they have on the menu held together with some cheese. What do you think? Awesome or nasty?

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Feb 12

You Don’t Actually Care

Stop saying, “I really want to [lose weight, learn to program, take guitar lessons, whatever], but I just don’t have time.” That’s not true at all. Instead, be honest with yourself and say, “It’d be great to [lose weight, learn to program, take guitar lessons, whatever], but I just don’t want it bad enough to […]

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Feb 06

Cord Cutting Pain

There’s no debate, we’re “cord cutters”. In fact, we haven’t had cable since 2007-ish and to be honest, we’ve never really missed it. We spend less time watching whatever junk pops up on the screen (I remember finding myself getting sucked in by The Food Network on a regular basis). We only watch specific shows […]

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Dec 02

Black Friday is Doomed

When you were a kid, had you ever heard of Black Friday? Somehow, Black Friday has become a cultural phenomenon of recent years (in the United States, I can’t speak for other geographies). It’s a bit disappointing to see such emphasis put on shopping rather than spending time with family, or other wholesome activities.  I’m […]

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Sep 24

Whatever Happened to Open Source?

Open Source used to be a thing. A huge thing. Wikipedia. WordPress. Linux. Firefox. etc. I’m not suggesting that it’s run its course, but it just doesn’t seem to have the momentum it once did. Tell a developer that you want to use WordPress to build your website, and he just might roll his eyes. […]

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Sep 20

Pushing Google+

Is there any question that Google wants you to visit Google+? Take a look at how many links lead to G+ in their new navigation design.

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