I never imagined I would return to the San Fernando Valley. My childhood memories there were mostly not pleasant. I went to college at UCLA, to church in Santa Monica and then to my mission in Guatemala. 155 more words
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So I have just been listening to my favourite podcast, 99% Invisible by Roman Mars, this week it was all about the vocoder.
So this guy called Homer Dudley (not Simpson, doh!) and his invention the vocoder. 314 more words
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Upon arriving at the train station in Milwaukee, the emigrants gathered their baggage (no baggage or claim checks, just a mountain of baggage at the depot) and headed north to find and acquire the land that would become their new home. 1,773 more words
There are few things scarier than trying new things. Even more daunting is leading other people into trying new things. You don’t know how the decision will pan out – either it’s going to be the best idea ever because it was a shimmering success, or the worse because it crash and burned. 313 more words