Monthly Archives: March 2006

Why I don’t drink – Pros and cons

I don’t drink alcohol. The first reason is that I don’t like the taste.  I’m not sure why people enjoy alcoholic beverages or have a taste for them.  Mostly, the stuff tastes very bitter.  I think regular simple beverages like … Continue reading

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Optimize your life #2 – Go minimalist

As I move on from the inaugural tip, I feel I should mention that I write these tips from the context of what is right for me.  I do not claim to know you personally or know exactly what’s right … Continue reading

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Optimize your life #1 – Work on your passions

I figured that it might be interesting to clue people in on the little things I do to try and improve my life.  I find myself constantly picking up on little things that other people don’t do and I’m sure … Continue reading

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SXSW Interactive – a recap

Well, I’m finally back in Houston and managed to get a good night’s sleep today, so I suppose it’s time to review the past few days at SXSW in Austin. First of all, I really enjoyed the conference.  Folks were … Continue reading

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SXSW (South by Southwest) and "A Prairie Home Companion"

So I’m here at South by Southwest for the SXSW Interactive portion of the festival, with a splash of the film festival on the side.  So far, this conference is a lot more fun than some of the past conferences … Continue reading

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Seth Godin at Google

Seth Godin posts that you can now watch his talk at Google (hosted, naturally, by Google Video).  He’s a well known author and marketing luminary who talks here about the various challenges that Google faces and some of his own … Continue reading

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Being able to write code is great, or "What’s the point?"

Seeing as how people use their computers to accomplish so many different tasks, it’s sometimes really frustrating when things don’t work quite how you want them to work.  Most people have to sit by and search the Internet vainly for … Continue reading

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