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What Happened to the Information Superhighway

In the Beginning I am sure there are some folks like me who were around when the typewriter was invented… no wait, I was not around for that. Or was I? Gah, I forget. Anyway, I was here when a company called Apple came out with the IIe, when Microsoft came out with a graphical …

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Letting go of Psychological Anti-Patterns

The gift of another year As the fires of Autumn color dim to a soft warm glow of embers lining our sidewalks, the season of winter calls to us. With its colder weather and longer nights, we’ve come to embrace this season with warm celebrations — family, fires, flannel and food — to shrug off …

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“Faith” and “Patience”

Practical Duality I have noticed, if I bring up the notion of “faith,” people tend to give me “that look.” It is a hint of a sheepish smile, an obviously feigned acceptance (even if unwittingly). Most humans extend a certain degree of duality. We pick and choose our conversational battles, and it is not uncommon …

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From Sustainability to a Sustainabilist Economy

Dreams to Intentions They say time flies when you are having fun. In truth, I think time just flies. Period. It is always on the move and our big blue world spins with or without us. This article is a follow-up to a previous post about priorities. Sometimes our lives seem so busy, it is …

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Udemy Attacks Customers with Malware

Call to Action Udemy’s decision is wrong. I am hoping, after reading this article, you will consider doing any one (or more) of the following: Join me in boycotting Udemy until they: 1) stop using malware, 2) allow customers to play content on their computers using their hardware, and 3) pay punitively for their actions …

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Distilling Time

The Essential Experiential Ingredient in Reverse As most would agree, time is our most precious gift in this life. Sure, the other three dimensions are important, but we cannot experience them without our fourth dimensional friend, Time. Doesn’t really matter if it is rolling forward or backwards, we just need it moving in a direction …

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Ups and Sideways

Information is definitely not flowing throw the social media universe as I planned.  For example, I thought I could originate content either on Patreon or on WordPress and the updates would percolate through all my little tubes and wires resulting in updates throughout the system.  You know, auto-magically like! Well, if I use the Patreon …

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Let’s see this working

Alright, so this is all coming together in a confusing way. I blame the llamas.  I should at least add a photo. That me making a video about this wine shelf I was building a while back. One of many videos I want to edit down.  

The First One

I have been publishing for a long time.  Maybe I will troll through some of my other content some day, or even better, scan/retype some of my writing back before the internet existed. But for now, I have taken my most recent website, https://htd.cloud, and have ported it over to support my new personal brand: …

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