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Influence Redux

I started this blog three years ago this month with a post on influence that was inspired by some questionable “analysis” of my Klout score. That post attracted one lonely ‘Like’ (Thanks Marc) and the entire month of July 2011 … Continue reading

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I Saw this Movie – It Didn’t End Well

I stopped into Sears the other day and, as has been my habit for a couple of years thanks to my daughter’s urging, I checked-in on Foursquare (4sq). Well, I tried to. My check-in was interrupted by a screen asking … Continue reading

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The Great Race to Below Average

I woke up last Friday to find an email from Twitter encouraging me to go, as they said: “Beyond words. Twitter is for sharing standout moments. And not just with text. It lets you tell stories — as they happen … Continue reading

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Not Enough Buttons

Facebook has gone to a lot of trouble to add “Like” as part of their brand. Apparently, they are still fighting about it in court. I guess they don’t own the word, just the button but even there, I think … Continue reading

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What I Want in 2014

It’s a brand new year and everyone is either talking about their resolutions or they are making predictions. I’ll have some predictions on one of my technical blogs, but for this one, I’m going to be greedy and say what … Continue reading

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Don’t Say This

When I was growing up, my father was pretty clear when explaining what you should and shouldn’t say about yourself. For instance, you didn’t say you were a hard worker, you worked hard. You didn’t say you were honest, you … Continue reading

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Which One of Us is Stupid

A few days ago, the receptionist at work came into my office to tell me that someone was on the phone for me. She quickly added that he said: “…he asked me to call him, but he isn’t picking up … Continue reading

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My Disclaimer

Within a few weeks of getting my driver’s license, I swerved to avoid rear-ending a car when the driver turned at the last minute. I was impressed with my newly ordained skill, as I had threaded my car between that … Continue reading

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