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Rapid Fire – Sunday, November 25

Futuristic Play by Andrew Chen: Technology always changes, but people always stay the same Cool article that reminds us that while technology advances, human nature stays the same. A look at old school arcade games and their connection to modern day humans. Tags: games, dailylinks, community View all my bookmarks on Ma.gnolia

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Google + DMCA = No YouTube Ads?

I had the pleasure of seeing Mark Cuban speak recently at BlogWorld Expo. One of the topics he covered was an interesting assessment on why YouTube hasn’t yet fully monetized the potential ad space on the site. Fortunately Mark has laid out his point previously in a blog post. The fundamental business issue in claiming […]

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Rapid Fire – Saturday, November 24

Exclusive Lifehacker Interview: Gmail Product Manager on IMAP and Greasemonkey Check out this interesting interview with the Gmail product manager. Tags: google, dailylinks, interview Seth’s Blog: The $8 billion story/scam Seth takes on the Christmas+Gift Card Culture. Tags: holiday, gifts, dailylinks ScreenSteps If you’re on the Mac and find yourself needing to create “how to […]

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The sad state of the “entertainment” biz

My gag reflex has caused me to throw up a little. Why you ask? I was reading a recent issue of Entertainment Weekly where they were reviewing the latest Carrie Underwood album. You may remember Carrie from her rise to fame via American Idol. The review talks all about “slick production” and “glossy latest”. Personally, […]

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The sad state of the "entertainment" biz

My gag reflex has caused me to throw up a little. Why you ask? I was reading a recent issue of Entertainment Weekly where they were reviewing the latest Carrie Underwood album. You may remember Carrie from her rise to fame via American Idol. The review talks all about “slick production” and “glossy latest”. Personally, […]

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Rapid Fire – Friday, November 23

E. A. Hanks: Can Your Christmas List Make A Difference? – Living on The Huffington Post Can consumerism act as a form of activism? Tags: consumer2.0, dailylinks Ten Worst Movie Domain Names Ever One of my personal pet peeves brought to “top 10 worst list” format. Love it. Tags: movies, dailylinks How to Sleep in […]

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Community Job Board: 14 Open Positions

14 open positions on the Job Board! Online Community Manager, Zazengo (virtual) Games for Change Community Manager (New York, New York) Community Manager: SF Bay Area (Financial District, San Francisco, CA) Community Support Manager (Needham, MA) Social Media Marketing Intern (Little Elm, TX (Just north of Dallas)) Online Social Community Specialist (Vancouver, BC) BlogCatalog/Social Interaction […]

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Rapid Fire – Wednesday, November 21

Threadless T-Shirts – Movies: Ruining The Book Since 1920 by Jayson Dougherty The Threadless email newsletter (received today) turned me onto this cool ass T design. I was all excited to buy it. But it’s 100% sold out. So either: a) they sold out of every size really fast or b) they sent out the […]

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Rapid Fire – Tuesday, November 20

Barack Obama‚Äôs Google-Friendly Technology Platform Barack Obama releases his tech platform. Some good stuff… my support remains intact Tags: politics, technology, dailylinks Jott to Amazon Just when you thought Jott couldn’t get any cooler (I’m already using it with Highrise), they add support for Amazon. Call Jott, say you want to Jott Amazon, share a […]

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Surviving the first year

(Please excuse me while I gush, off-topic for a few minutes) As amazing and bizarre as it seems, yesterday marked year one of fatherhood. In the last few months especially, she’s really become this amazing little person. She’s walking, trying to talk, and developing quite the attitude. The first year was fantastic, and I hear […]

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