The Appalachian Trail Project

There’s a website called Kickstarter that enables people who have an idea to solicit help in working on a project. If the project doesn’t “make” – that is, if there aren’t enough funds generated – nobody pays and the project goes away. I’m a big believer in the micro-loan way, giving individuals the opportunity to […]

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Another Example of Apple Thinking So You Don’t (This, By The Way, Is Bad)

“I understand that Americans are kowtowing to a religion overseas. I don’t understand why this is happening and it’s wrong.” Apple has, by far, the most Draconian and frightening policies towards content creation, individual rights and copyright. This is nothing new for those of us who write about, follow and engage in these realms. Unfortunately, […]

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Tim Minchin: The Good Book

I had a discussion with someone about religion awhile back and the argument made was The Bible is truth because it is. It’s hard to argue logically with that idea. Had I known about Tim Minchin, I would have played this in response. (On an un-related note, I will be purchasing all of Ricky Gervais […]

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Social Media + Your Friendships

Finally, other material in the report indicates that texting is happening in addition to other forms of social interaction. Thus, another interpretation is that teens actually have more access and more informal, casual contact because of texting. This is because texting is woven into the flow of other activities. In essence their friends are always […]

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