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Archive for September, 2012

Your Phone Call Is An Interruption . . .

September 29, 2012
Your Phone Call Is An Interruption . . .

I don’t know about you, but these days, when the phone rings and I don’t recognize the number, or if it is caller ID blocked, I don’t answer. That’s if I’m even aware of the call in the first place. Much of the day, my phone, thanks to a nifty Android app, is in silent […]

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Light Pipes! – WooHoo!

September 22, 2012
Light Pipes! – WooHoo!

More years ago than I wish to contemplate, my bride and I decided to do what we could to set ourselves up to “retire” here in Southern California. We looked around at several “senior” communities and fell in love with the one in which we now reside. There was one very significant negative for me, […]

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Jobs

September 15, 2012
Jobs

No, not the kind so many of us are looking for these days. I’m thinking about Steve Jobs. It’s been a year since he died. I finished, some time ago, Isaacson’s biography and found myself somewhat split on whether to continue to put Jobs forward as a true leader or as an example of what […]

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The MOOCs Are Here!

September 3, 2012
The MOOCs Are Here!

I consider myself a life-long learner. I have no particular interest in another advanced degree, but I love to continue learning about what interests me. So I am excited that the Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are beginning to show up. But not just for me. University courses are becoming outrageously expensive. There are grave […]

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