Category Archives: Life

Privacy? What privacy?

Google sees all. This is o.k. because it uses this information to better serve ads that match your interest. It is not, however, a perfect system. One of the problems with tracking search and other behavior to serve ads is … Continue reading

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4 Easy Steps To Being A Video Star

Presenting to a video camera is similar in some ways to giving a live presentation but in other key ways it is very different. Here are a few tips to guaranteeing that you look like a rock star when it’s … Continue reading

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Reviews are awesome – or are they?

Reviews and endorsements are great tools to help you make informed purchases, except when they’re not. Here are a few tips to keep in mind that will help you separate real reviews from fake news. Reviews are everywhere – Amazon … Continue reading

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Bad interview techniques

Interviews are difficult at best. You are not actually determining whether or not the candidate can fulfill the job he or she is interviewing for, you are merely determining whether or not they can convince you that they can. There … Continue reading

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The pairing of things

Today I am simply making some observations on things that go well together and things that don’t. Apropos of nothing. Let’s start with things that do go well together. Like Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. Some of you might remember the … Continue reading

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Just do it – sort of

Sometimes you just need to get started. Yes, we all know the Nike slogan but no, I’m not talking about sports, I’m talking about life. Well, life and business. Which is not exactly the same thing, but that’s another topic. … Continue reading

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What is going to kill you?

Ebola, ISIS, rogue cops… if you pay any attention to the news you might well think that these are some of the leading causes of death in the US and, really, the things you need to be careful of. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Flushing out an on-premise solution

What if everyone… This entry is a musing on what makes something right. In my case I’m thinking particularly about the use of language and expressions but this could really apply to anything. Is some action “right” because it is … Continue reading

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Contributing silence

Many years ago I was fortunate enough to see Robert Fripp perform in a small club with the League of Crafty Guitarists. This was the touring performance by the students from his guitar school. The group consisted of perhaps 15 … Continue reading

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Building believable worlds

I am an avid fiction fan. I love to watch movies, I love to read books (paper or digital). I love new worlds, possible alternate histories, and just plain fantasy. Some of it is simply fabulous and well thought out. … Continue reading

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