Happiness Is…

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Mar 222015
 
Happiness Is…

We all seem to know when we’re feeling happy, yet many of us have a hard time finding this emotion when we’re… Just. Not. Happy. We also seem to have many different ideas and strategies for maintaining happiness. So why am I pondering such a simple, basic, emotion? For one thing, yesterday was: International Day of […]

Oct 012014
 
US Politicians & Corruption

I’m pretty sure everyone would agree that we have a problem with electing a representative government that has us in their best interests here in the US. With that being said, I wanted to share with you this morning’s shower thoughts on the subject. Would it be completely crazy to bind US representatives’ pay to […]

Funny Faces – Thing Two’s Face Magazine Collage

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Aug 162013
 
Funny Faces – Thing Two’s Face Magazine Collage

My wife had a magazine and Thing Two asked if she could cut out some ads. Robin obliged without question and the collage shown here is the result. It may not seem like much at first, but the composition of facial features from many different original ad images truly impresses me. Clicking on the image […]

RIP Rocky

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Jul 162013
 
RIP Rocky

It is with great sorrow that I write this blog post. This evening our sweet little Rocky passed on. She went quietly with my wife by her side while Thing One & Thing Two were playing at a friend’s house. Her health had been worsening over the past month, and I had just taken her […]

Our Cat Needs A New Home

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May 032013
 
Our Cat Needs A New Home

Meet Rocky It all began with an email to our neighborhood watch group titled: Found Kitten. I’ll fill you in on the entire story of how Rocky came to live with us later, but for now… We have found out that our 9 year old Thing Two is allergic to cats. Her allergies have become […]

How One Volt Had Me Amped

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Aug 042012
 
How One Volt Had Me Amped

It all started with an alert on my Klout account that said I had a new perk. Up to that point, the perks I had seen available to me were mostly offers resembling what you could find on Groupon or LivingSocial. This particular perk however was about a car. A car? Hmmm… Okay, you got […]

Nikola Tesla And What Could Have Been

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Jun 022012
 
Nikola Tesla And What Could Have Been

I began reading Margaret Cheney’s biography, Tesla: Man Out Of Time, this week and after only completing five chapters I am deeply saddened by how he was treated and cheated time and time again. I somehow feel a bit guilty for the behavior of my country. Maybe I would feel this way if I saw […]

A Standard For Describing An Item’s Author In RSS

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Jun 012012
 
A Standard For Describing An Item’s Author In RSS

The Problem I’m currently working on a content ingestion system for Gravity‘s personalization and analytics systems. We already have in place a powerful and flexible article extraction library in place that we open sourced as Goose, which does a great job at identifying just the article text and optionally even its primary image. The problem […]

watchful eye necklace

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Jun 132011
 
watchful eye necklace

Charming watchful eye necklace with glass beads

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