Remember Aaron Swartz: Official Statement from the... →
rememberaaronsw: Our beloved brother, son, friend, and partner Aaron Swartz hanged himself on Friday in his Brooklyn apartment. We are in shock, and have not yet come to terms with his passing. Aaron’s insatiable curiosity, creativity, and brilliance; his reflexive empathy and capacity for selfless, boundless…
A Random Rhyme
One of those things where the ‘words’ just kept coming to my head and I kept typing till it stopped plink ploink plinkety ploink the da dum di doink went hickory hoink honk ponk pink and ponk the mouse ran up the ivory tonk jumbo sneezed.. the room went thonk and that was the end of hickory donk the mouse he jumped bing bang he fell and bumped into the train running in the...
A Message This New Year
Most of my life I’ve treated new year’s as just another day. I dislike attaching value to any particular day since I just happen to value every day as something great to look forward to. As a side note, I also have a rule to myself where I wish everyone good morning no matter what time of the day is since I look at morning as the fresh start to everything. But I digress. This New Year...
I don’t know why but somehow I feel like today’s going to be a great day. Woke up at 5 and by gum. It was freeeeezing. Any colder and I would have brought out the flames to ward off any potential frost giants out there. Oh believe me I would. Speaking of giants, has anyone else seen the trailer for Jack the giant slayer? What’s up with Hollywood these days? Snow White…...
SafraAnver: Trust in something →
safraanver: “You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.” Steve Jobs Everyone has an experience where intuition starts to kick in. However, only few know how to use intuition effectively…
7 Things Learned from Hurricane Sandy →
“Miracles. All night long the river surged past the house. The winds were between 30 and 80 miles per hour on the gusts. The rain pounding. Demons were crying down the street, into the eye sockets of every house. A few towns away a boat ended up on the train tracks. When I woke up and went outside I saw benches from the walk by the river were ripped out of the ground and 300 feet from where...
The Naive Optimist: Things I want to do before I... →
ryanleecarson: I was watching The Buried Life and it made me think about what I want to accomplish before I die. I’m at a friend’s beach house with Gill and the kids are asleep right now so I have some quiet time to think. Here’s my initial stab … Pay off my mortgage Save enough money to live off the…