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The Eternal Now

September 16, 2013

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Forget the Eternal September; thanks to Twitter, the modern news cycle is on the Eternal Now, and here is the most intelligent thing I’ve read about that. From the comments section on Gawker. Of all places. doxasticTom Scocca 10 Here’s the more sobering possibility—this is basically what NOW, as a shared now experienced by a […]

Worthwhile Workshop Alert! Alanna Fero’s Self-Creation 2012: Awareness in Action

January 9, 2012

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I don’t pimp out too many workshops here, other than my own (and my new one with Mike Vardy, coming soon in February!). Exceptions are worth making, however, for a few of my friends who are also my own guides: Linda Naiman being one, and Alanna Fero being another. When I took a job after […]

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Internet Needs

July 21, 2010

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Just a simple graphic sometimes explains so much. We’ve seen Maslow’s Hierarchy of Writer’s Needs; now here’s the eternal triangle, updated for the Digital Age: Firmly resting on a foundation of lolcats. There is no way this could possibly be more true to life unless the very tip of the pyramid were reserved for Unicorn […]

Man Offline: could you endure?

March 19, 2010

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Don’t try to tell me this hasn’t happened to you. If you’ve got a blog, a Facebook profile, and more than one email address, I have some bad news for you: THIS IS YOUR MIND ON INTERNET WITHDRAWL DCLugi aka Dave Coyne brings another short masterpiece to the Extremely Small Screen. Here, one poor sap […]

Etiquette and Social Media panel at the Blogger’s Meetup

June 1, 2009

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Here’s my little monologue from last week’s Blogger Meetup at the St Regis downtown. You can read my post on the announcement for background, and you can see videos of the whole presentation on AHAMedia’s page at YouTube. Thanks again to Raul Pacheco for putting the event together, Colleen Coplick for moderating, Shane Gibson for […]

momo’s call to action

September 4, 2007

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If you’re at all serious about making positive change in your life, and doing it now, rather than in some faint, far-off perhaps never to be realized distant wonderland, you should watch this video. Now. :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: ::

measuring the true cost of your choices

August 20, 2007

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Your life is a strange and complex web defined by the tension between choices made and choices forgone. On internetducttape, engtech has a good post about weighing the cost of your life choices and making informed decisions, including the decision to incorporate deliberately “unproductive” time in your day-to-day routine. Remember, inspiration and insight cannot strike […]