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My 2023 Pocket Guide

TLDR Scroll to the Pocket Guide heading if you don’t want the anecdotal adventures; however, unlike a lot of authors that spam crap into their articles for SEO, I tend to hold my anecdotal musings to be of a much higher quality level. *sound of air escaping from a balloon* OK, let’s deflate that ego …

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Three Simple Steps to a Personal Plan for a Happy 2023!!

TLDR Just a quick post that offers 3 simple steps to a top level New Year plan, along with some hints about what I will be focusing on in 2023. Step 1: Reflection Every year I write a PRD (Personal Reflection Document). OMG, no I do not call it that. But each year I read …

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Redefining Ourselves through Deeper Learning

The Training Forget Factor I couldn’t find an authoritative source, but sprinkled about the internet (this is a testimony to my rant on what has happened to our “Information Superhighway”), anyway, sprinkled about are these stats that people forget 50% of corporate training in an hour, 80% in a day and 97% in a month. …

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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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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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How to Cancel a Huddle Subscription

Case Study on Legal Fraud (aka Subscription Services) Huddle (or https://huddle.team) is a service created by Free Conference Call (https://freeconferencecall.com). The brand is reputable, so I thought I would be safe signing up for their service, but it was impossible to cancel my Huddle account. In fact, they double billed me for both a Free …

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