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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Walter Cronkite Predicts: Home Office of the 21st Century

Actually, Mr. Cronkite’s predictions are not dissimilar to my actual home office in this the 12th year of the 21st century… (Full disclosure: I never wear a suit and tie while working…)

Strangely Comforting…

I was reading an article this morning describing the cruise-ship-sized asteroid that is going to cruise by earth on February 15, 2013 at something like 15-17,000 miles (i.e. less than geostationary orbit).  The article relates that the asteroid was only spotted about a year ago and that if it did hit earth it would be […]

The Troggs Tapes: “Put a Little Bit of F***ing Fairy Dust Over the Bastard!”

This famous recording — I just came across it for the first time this week — is wonderful.  I work in a very polite and collaborative workplace — sometimes mind-numbingly so.  Sometimes I wish we could just f***ing cut through the political correctness in the heat of sausage-making … Here’s the original link: http://www.openculture.com/2013/02/the_troggs_tapes_put_a_little_bit_of_fing_fairy_dust_over_the_bastard.html

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Prices that seem impossible … because they are impossible.

Interesting take on Amazon: Amazon, as best I can tell, is a charitable organization being run by elements of the investment community for the benefit of consumers. The shareholders put up the equity, and instead of owning a claim on a steady stream of fat profits, they get a claim on a mighty engine of […]