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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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He’s Not Heavy, He’s My Fitbit

I continue my exploration with personal fitness technology, and today was an interesting day. Today started at about 4:50AM, when I prepared to go out walking/running with my Fitbit (I walk perhaps 2.5 miles, run 1.5 right now). 274 more words

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Designing Culture

In this video, Anne Balsamo presents at a design and technology conference (NODEM 2012) , discussing some of the concepts from Designing Culture.

Train Travel Is Not All it’s Cracked Up to Be

I cannot tell you how much I enjoy visiting Europe. I have had the opportunity to visit around 15 times in the last five years, and every single trip has been great. 464 more words

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I Learned to Type on a Manual Underwood

I realize I’m seriously dating myself, but there is a point to this story. At a time when typing was a part of the high school “business track” pursued largely by aspiring secretaries, I was convinced by a friend to use my only open period in my second semester senior year (when I should have been coasting to graduation) to take a course in personal typing. 464 more words

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