Archive for the ‘life’ Category

Todd Palin, Alaska governor?

February 6, 2010 Leave a comment

No surprise here — Sarah Palin’s husband (Todd) had a very active role in governing the state of Alaska. My question: Is this legal?

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Zen habits site

February 6, 2010 Leave a comment

I’ve quickly become a fan of the Zen habits website. I like some of the productivity and simplicity comments I’ve read there, and even approaching the topic of “motivation” from a Zen Buddhist perspective is interesting.

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Humor about ‘social media critics’

January 5, 2010 Leave a comment

Here’s a link to a funny story about social media critics. I think it’s funny, because you do hear so many people poo-poo things they don’t know anything about.

Scobleizer best startups list

January 4, 2010 Leave a comment

I keep looking at the Scobleizer list of startups to watch in 2010. I don’t know most of these companies, so I’m trying to absorb what they do, and how that might impact my life. I don’t have much to share here yet, other than that URL, but I’m working on it…

Happy holidays

December 23, 2009 Leave a comment

Happy holidays from the team. We’re all calling it quits for the week, and it’s time to relax and celebrate. Best wishes to you and your family for a wonderful holiday season.

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22M Bush-era emails found

December 15, 2009 Leave a comment

Wow, 22 million Bush-era emails have been found. Here’s a blurb from the NPR news story:

“It appears that 22 million e-mail messages from the Bush administration have been restored, as part of an extensive recovery effort associated with several lawsuits. The Bush White House had blamed a faulty electronic-archiving system for the lost e-mails.”

I think this is a good thing, because I don’t think a government can just say, “Oops, we lost that information.” That sounds a lot like those Richard Nixon tapes accidentally getting erased.

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Geek gifts ideas for under $20

December 12, 2009 Leave a comment

In happier news, we continue to make updates to our “Geek gift ideas” articles on the website.

In “2009 geek gift ideas for under $20“, we provide a collection of “$20 gift ideas” (under 20, actually) that we’ve found on a collection of geek gift websites, including ThinkGeek and Edmund’s Scientific.

In “Geek gifts for under $10 (2009)“, we provide a similar collection of “$10 gifts ideas (gifts under $10) that we’ve again collected from a variety of sources.

Everyone at hopes you enjoy these gifts as much as we do. We very literally went through hundreds of geek gift ideas for 2009 to choose the geek gifts shown on those pages.