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Useful Gadgets

Don’t you just hate it when you don’t have a USB wall adapter to charge your phone. I know my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 needs to be charged constantly so I’m always looking for an outlet and don’t always have an adapter with me. So one of the least expensive …

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Change is Good

Sometimes the things we can’t change, end up, changing us. It is time to wake up, show up, and speak up! Call a spade, a spade. To call a spade a spade or call a spade a shovel is a figurative expression which refers to explicitly calling something as it …

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The Drug War and Addiction go Hand in Hand

We would be disingenuous to say addiction is not a problem in every community in the United States. What disturbs me is we haven’t changed the way addicts are treated in our communities and our homes. We still advocate the unscientific 12 step programs and feel it is okay to …

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Site Recommendation

I’m planning my Christmas decorations — here is an article I thought many of my friends might find useful. There are some cool and easy DIY things to do which will save you tons of money — so check them out and I’ll be following up with the ones I …

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iThinkMedia & a Lot More!

Okay, that says it all, this blog has been online for 17 years and never really got its footing but all that is about to change. We are not only going to cover technology and media, we are going to start talking about a lot more issues and provide a …

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Free Online Classes from Major Universities

Higher education has always had a high price tag but there are ways you can gain the knowledge you need along with an official credential from the institution and signed by the instructor. The certificate verifies your achievement and can be used to highlight skills on your resume or LinkedIn …

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Conspiracy Theories: Call me crazy!

Reality: you may not be crazy and all those touting conspiracy theories might not be either. Typically I do not believe in conspiracy theories but I’ve been coming across several reputable journalists who are sharing their experiences and thoughts on the matter. So when this starts happening I wanted to …

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Presidential Campaign: Dumbing Down of America

Most of us have tried to sit through the earlier Presidential debates but honestly it wasn’t easy because there wasn’t much substance. I recently read an article talking about a Carnegie Mellon University study that did a readability analysis of the 2016 US Presidential campaign speeches. I thought the findings …

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Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain

Here are a few images I’ve taken over the years living in Colorado at the base of Pikes Peak! Pikes Peak is the highest summit of the southern Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The ultra-prominent 14,115-foot (4,302.31 m) fourteener is located in Pike National Forest, 12.0 miles (19.3 km) …

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In Your Face or Interface?

Originally published April 10, 2001 Successful products have at least one commonality, good interface design. As Don Norman says, “What’s wrong with interfaces? The question, for one. The interface is the wrong place to begin. It implies you already have done all the rest and now you want to patch …

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