December 7th, 2006, marks the 65th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. For years, America has rightly honored those who gave their lives on that day; however, it's important to also acknowledge the thousands who survived Pearl Harbor, and lived on to defend freedom and rally a nation.
Back in the days of Howard Dean, I spent many late nights with our own "Meetup" Michael Silberman building the tools we would use to organize and empower the leagues of Dean supporters at events in all 50 states and at hundreds of venues.
Woodrow Wilson once said, Ã¢â‚¬Å“Power consists in one's capacity to link his will with the purpose of others, to lead by reason and a gift of cooperation.Ã¢â‚¬Â And while he couldnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t have foreseen the boom of interconnectivity the Internet has been bestowing on the 21st century, the quot
Well, we're in. As usual, we hit the ground running -- unpacking, finding stuff we forgot we had -- and figuring out what (and who) goes where. Of course, the internet was the first thing we got up and running.
We live online, most of the time. Yet sooner or later even we have to tear ourselves away from our keyboards and monitors to eat. Sure,we can order pizza online easily enough. But that means we need a place to put the leftovers. We needed a fridge, but the new office didn't come with one.