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Geek Squared - How an IT Geek became a History Geek

On June 13, 2o17 I was honored to be the headliner for Sparks Talk’s Fifth Anniversary. The transcript of this timed-talk follows. 

It’s 1780, August. You are a young Shawnee teen. 1,352 more words


Who are You, and Why are You Here?

By Dan Miller

What Will You Do With Your Blank Canvas?

When I was 13 years old, I painted a horse head with a paint-by-numbers layout.  366 more words


Myths of Wealth

Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay. – Simone de Beauvoir

Reading the foreword by Dan Miller for Jaime Tardy’s The Eventual Millionaire.

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Reflections on the life and legacy of Fidel Castro (Part 2)

by Dan Miller.

(Read Part 1 here.)

Fidel’s astonishing luck continued over the next two years. Resistance to Batista boiled over in the urban centers and was bloodily repressed. 1,387 more words


Reflections on the life and legacy of Fidel Castro (Part I)

by Dan Miller.

The announcement of Fidel Castro’s death on Friday, November 25, was a bit of an anticlimax. Had it occurred twenty years ago or even ten, it would have been much bigger news. 1,128 more words


2017 #Goals and My Fear of Setting Them

It’s the New Year! I for one, have made a resolution to write on this blog more frequently, so here’s to a year of CONSISTENCY! … 620 more words