Crimes against Humanity – Watching sports and reading celebrity gossip

How many hours do you spend watching sports?  How about reading US Weekly or People magazine?  Sadly,  I watch hours and hours of sports.  I am guilty of giving away my time to what are essentially meaningless pursuits.  As Americans we’re feed entertainment that is designed to be advertised against. Media is essentially created to be banal and …

Up late? When you should be sleeping

Do you stay up watching news channels? How about ESPNNews? That’s what I tend to do then regret it in the morning. You should sleep because nothing is going to happen. You should sleep because you’ve already seen these highlights. All the games are over already. All the highlights/news are available online. Its good for …

Tell people you care about them – a note to friends and family.

Do you care about your friends and family? Do you tell them? If you are anything like me you probably don’t.  Unfortunately we all assume our friends and family will always be there.  One of the many things I have learned from my amazing and wonderful wife is to thank and appreciate the thing folks …

The tech coverage community is worse than video games.

Ok.  Maybe I over index my reading with technology coverage (ok I definitely do) but I just find it tedious.  My biggest gripe is that it is very narrow and there is not a lot of meaning to the writing.  I would say 80% are press release churn or at least some version of a press release.   …

You have to take a stand – Beliefs about the Internet

I’m reading ‘The New Capitalist Manifesto’, an interesting book on rebooting capitalism, and it has got me thinking about my beliefs on things.  Folks who work with me  know my philosophies on the web but I thought I’d share them with the world. Here is my list in no order: More is better. The internet …