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From Ben Jonson’s Commonplace Book


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15 Books That Helped Shaped My Approach to UX

I was enjoying a quiet moment alone on the back patio during Thanksgiving break with my family and came across a WIRED


Forget Shock and Awe...

So at one point or another, we’ve all heard the maxim that the digital revolution is going to change the way we do everything. Well... once again it has been proven right.   

The next victim of the digital age?  Ironically, it may be the art of war.


Facebook and Web 2.1

Remember when Facebook first hit the scene? I sure do.


Owned by Google?

I have a confession to make. I love Google. I also fear Google. But I can't leave Google. We've been together for so many years, and shared so much. It's given me so much, but it can take even more away. Don't get me wrong. Google's been very good to me.


Fun with subversion logs

So I've been fighting with the same piece of code for an hour and need some new perspective. What does any good tech do when they need a quick break?


The Flattening of Politics

The theme for this year’s Personal Democracy Forum was “The Flattening of Politics” but the agenda was anything but flat. I was thrilled to attend and really excited EchoDitto was a sponsor.


Bad Behavior Anonymous

There seems to be something of a trend happening lately.


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Don't forget to bring a jacket!

Ah, springtime in Washington, DC. Where unpredictable weather comes to sow its wild oats.


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The Problem With Automating Forgetfulness

Being the curious internetizen that you no doubt are, you might have read about Viktor Mayer-Schönberger's "Useful Void" proposal (PDF), in which he tackles the problem of individuals' increasingly long tails of digital cruft.


Mother's Day, Pre-Hallmark

Even if you look past the jewelry, perfume, chocolates, flowers, and puff-paint frames, no one argues that celebrating your mother is not important.


The greatest presidential ad ever?

While Clinton and Obama have star power and Edwards has rhetoric to be President, NM Governor Bill Richardson has a very impressive resume.

I see you like to read printed material. You should check out Nicco's book The End of Big: