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Review: Rework

Rework by Jason Fried My rating: 4 of 5 stars Pick this up if you are thinking of starting your own company, or department. Provides a number of little vignettes regarding how to treat your employees, customers and culture. Throw … Continue reading

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Review: Atlas Shrugged

Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand My rating: 3 of 5 stars One of the most intellectually challenging books I have ever read. Funny how I finished this on July 4th! Her thoughts are especially relevant in the modern age. I … Continue reading

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2011 til date

Major updates: Jan – March: I did P90X and then stopped. In March I went to Barcelona, Granada and Madrid Spain. I enjoyed copious amounts of food and took many pictures. Even now I am craving some chorizo, queso and … Continue reading

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Review: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith My rating: 4 of 5 stars Wow, just wow. Having read Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, I was already familiar with what Seth Grahame-Smith could do with a novel. This was entirely different, … Continue reading

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busy day. total insanity at work as usual. this project is moving forward at 1000mph and it isn’t making any stops along the way. Found this interesting today. This is the exact counter-intuitiveness one comes to expect with the telecoms … Continue reading

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christmas lights

Dear SEPTA, As much as I love the colors of Christmas, all the reds and greens, you seem to be decorating your train status boards with an awful lot of red. Seriously, get your act together. It hasn’t even snowed … Continue reading

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Comcast is really starting to annoy me with all of the Spanish language direct mail I have been receiving. I guess this is surname profiling? Should I fill them in that ‘Brito’ is Portuguese?I really want to know what got … Continue reading

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