Monthly Archives: April 2011

April 30, 2011 – CDs, the T’s.

Ah – end of the month…a CD day. Today, the T’s. The Highlights: Tragically Hip – Just got the pleasure of seeing these guys last year at the House of Blues. If you’re not familiar, I’d highly recommend downloading their … Continue reading

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April 29, 2011 – Ah…coffee.

So, here I sit…at the Tribecca Grand in New York…typing this entry out whilst I have my breakfast (and coffee, natch!) I RID this book today about the Starbucks success story. I have kind of a love/hate relationship with the … Continue reading

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April 28, 2011 – On empire building.

Today, I RID this book about the rise of the titans of Silicon Valley. However, it’s the word “empire” that’s on my mind. I read an article this morning about how yesterday might have been the saddest day in American … Continue reading

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April 27, 2011 – Bad indeed.

Today, I’m RIDding this book on how “bad” our society has become. It was written many, many, years ago. But I worry now that it was very prescient. The decline of science literacy, the “sound bite” nature of our news, … Continue reading

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April 26, 2011 – Goodbye, good Mac.

RIDding my old computer today. Giving it to my parents, as part of a perfect matched set. (I gave them an iPad for Christmas.) Giving it away makes me think a bit about technology – how fast it moves, how … Continue reading

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April 25, 2011 – Consumerspace.

Recently, I was at a conference presenting, and I used the word “consumer.” It’s amazing how hard a habit that is to break. Even though I’m trying to be more thoughtful about consuming myself, and to treat others as more … Continue reading

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April 24, 2011 – Nothing’s ever free.

RIDding this book today written by the editor of Wired about our “free” economy. I’m thinking a bit this morning about the things we take for granted. The things that we treat almost as if they’re “free,” because they’re so … Continue reading

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