Gischeleman: "To Create With the Mind"
I finally filled the gas tank on my car for the first time, and- wow! It feels good to pay $20 for a fill-up, but still only gas up as frequently as always. I will admit to being obsesses with the gas mileage meter on my new car (a 2009 Honda Fit), and ride the [...]
12/17/08 UPDATE: With Michael Arrington at TechCrunch deciding not to honor embargoes anymore, I have been bringing up this example as how a good embargo can work– and why. ************************ This week, I had the pleasure of working with my team at SHIFT Communications and our client, The Christian Science Monitor, to release the very [...]
when I registered my new car, for some reason I didn’t transfer my old license plate. I was attached to the plate, which I have had for nearly 20 years, and is one of the old-style single green Massachusetts plates. I suppose it’s ok to let go, especially now that I have this photo to [...]
Scott Monty (@scottmonty) hipped me to a meme he is spreading called "#twitspiration"- who got you on Twitter? My story won’t fit in 140 caracters, so I’m putting it here. In October 2006, just after PodCamp Boston I, Chris Brogan (@chrisbrogan) and/or Christopher Penn (@cspenn), the PodCamp founders, told me about Twitter. I signed up, [...]
My friend Scott Monty posted this week (http://www.scottmonty.com/…media.html) about how a lot of people post too much about themselves. I agree that blogging and other social media are narcissistic exercises in which we frequently talk about ourselves and stroke our egos. The post made me ask if I post too much about myself- I have [...]
Going through boxes in the basement, I came across some of my old Boy Scout stuff. Most significant were a bunch of patches from the Order of the Arrow, a fraternity of sorts within the Scouts. Why? For the better part of a decade, I was on the Shows staff for the national conferences (NOACs). [...]
Watching the financial markets over the past few weeks, it is easy for those of us who lived through the Internet bubble burst in 2001 to think "here we go again." It is also evident that this financial crisis does not come from the same place, though. Will things play out the same way in [...]