Unhappy with your virtual world = delete your personal profile?

Straight Strength by Shimone Samuel I’m noticing a new trend in the social network: deactivation. What I find most interesting are the reasons behind some of these deactivations. Among them, people deactivating when their emotional reaction to the…

50 to 0MPH in 3 seconds

Enjoying my morning commute on Highway 101, going about 50MPH in the carpool lane, I look down at the instrument panel and notice the gas light is on. Huh? I look at the odometer, I’ve got at least another 30 miles before I have to fill up. Then I…

Context is everything

Very recently I found myself stressed out, exhausted, anxious and just generally overwhelmed. I was actually doing fine until a few weeks ago when my manager asked “how much time are you taking off for the baby?”. I hadn’t given it much thought un…

Innovation or duplication?

BlackBerry 6: Another Sneak Peak “In the almost ten years I’ve worked at Research In Motion (RIM), I’ve never been as excited about a BlackBerry software launch as I am for BlackBerry 6″ – Andrew Bocking, VP of Handheld Software Product Mana…

Double-edge shaving for dollars and sense

Like most men I shave some part of my face daily. Like some I’ve been cursed with ingrown hairs to be plucked with tweezers one by one. For many years I simply grew and cultivated a beard so I would only have 50% of the work. In my attempts to get…

Running OSX? Here’s an easy way to speed up Safari

I can’t believe I hadn’t thought of this sooner… This morning while following a link to an article on the New York Times website I was bombarded with duplicate full-width and full-height animated Flash banners. Trying to read an article with an …

Suggestions for those considering a blogologue

You’re getting ready to travel and suddenly realize with all the free time you could actually get some writing done. Naturally, you consider a blog of your travels to be a fitting subject. You wouldn’t be the first however so here are a few tips -…