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Whimsy: Treasure on the Garden throw

“Look to the Rose that blows about us—"Lo, Laughing," she says, "into the World I blow: At once the silken Tassel of my Purse Tear, and its Treasure on the Garden throw.” Excerpt From: Omar Khayyám. “The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam.” A reminder to … [Read more]

Data Proves Twitter Less Relevant For My Blog

A while back I posted that I am scaling back my twitter engagement because I felt it was becoming less useful and less valuable. I had some time this evening to verify the perception with hard data that Twitter is no longer the valuable source of … [Read more]

Video: Thunderstruck – Folk Style

An acoustic version of AC/DC Thunderstruck with banjos, spoons, accordion and an anvil. Bonus People is a Greek shopping mall traditional dancing to Thuunderstuck. Hattip: @just4nick … [Read more]

Technology Evangelist

Saw this, instantly thought of people who call themselves "technology evangelists" … [Read more]

Photo: Cirencester 20141009

I was in Cirencester, England for a meeting last week and this building caught my eye. I wish I had time to know it purpose and learn some more about it but the pictures are dramatic and pleasing.   … [Read more]

CIO Cancels The Project

The engineer is getting on with the project and the CIO cancels the deal. Source: … [Read more]

Video: Jonathan Ive Shares Three Lessons He Learned from Steve Jobs

Inspiring. “Steve [Jobs] was the most remarkably focused person I ever met in my life,” Apple’s senior vice president of design Jonathan Ive told Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter during the closing event of Vanity Fair’s New Establishment Summit in … [Read more]

Twitter Thoughts 20141002

Twitter Thoughts is a pseudo-collection of stuff I've tweeted. Bitter, snarky, humorous but collected here so I still own it after Twitter goes away.   The only person who rings mobile is my account manager or as I call it "Hell on a … [Read more]


This word and meaning took my fancy. mediatization, n. [‘ In Germany under the Holy Roman Empire: the action of reducing a prince or state in position or power (see mediatize v. 1a); the condition of being mediatized. Now hist.’] Oxford English … [Read more]

I Beat Cancer at 19 But I’m Still Fighting To Be Healthy

I beat cancer when I was 19. Well, I say "beat" but you don't really win against cancer, it leaves all sorts of mental and physical scars. Thirty or so years later its easy to forget how my life changed and  my legacy of small health issues. I got … [Read more]