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Net Neutrality and The Oatmeal

I can understand why Matthew Inman doesn’t accept email on The Oatmeal, but it does make it difficult to raise an important issue. In this case, I would like to explore his take on… 498 more words

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I Have My Cell Phone, So I’m Safe

In the safety of my home in New Hampshire (where we are no strangers to snow), I am watching the emerging largely lake-effect snowfall blanket western New York with over seven feet of snow, with more to come. 397 more words

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Does Being Ethically Challenged Matter in Silicon Valley?

Investor Peter Thiel offers the opinion that ride service Uber is Silicon Valley’s most ethically challenged company, even before one of the company’s executives was quoted as saying it might hire private detectives to find and publicize dirt on journalists who criticize its business practices (the company CEO eventually delivered an apology in 14 tweets, which is just plain silly). 301 more words

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The C-Suite at Google

My friend is a project manager at a company that deals with sustainable, environmental practices. So it must be perplexing to her that I have both an online and paper subscription to the Wall Street Journal (WSJ). 430 more words

Old Versus New

Amtrak, you suck.

I am attempting to perhaps book a train trip to New York, from Boston, as opposed to flying. Amtrak is mostly inconvenient and time-consuming unless you are in the city center, or in a relevant close suburb. 321 more words

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