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Economy

Cascading Failure

As I watch our country slip deeper and deeper into economic depression (yes – this is a depression, like it or not), I often wonder how bad it’s going to get, how things will look on the other side, what will finally get us to the other side, and what this all means in the […]

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Kael

For Your Enjoyment: An Original Song From Kael

Kael, our three year old, loves his music. He’s been known to play drums on almost anything that makes noise, and likes to strap the Guitar Hero plastic guitar on and play around the house. Well yesterday I took the day off for some much needed family time, and we made a trip into Grand […]

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Mobile

The Palm Pre

Here’s something I never thought I’d be saying: I’m actually excited for a phone made by Palm. Palm hosted a press conference at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Thursday to announce a new mobile phone, which it named the Palm Pre. Prior to the press conference, technology enthusiasts almost unanimously staked the […]

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Science

Use Behavioral Science to Make Your Changes Stick

If you’re thinking about making life changes in the new year, you’re not alone. Something like 40-50% of Americans make a new year’s resolution, though by Valentine’s Day about 80% of those people have already given up on their goal. Why do most people fail? A couple of big reasons come to mind: They’ve set […]