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Think back to the last time you met someone new.

The circumstances may end up dictating the conversation — if you are on a sinking boat you probably won’t stop to chat with the person next to you while you are both trying to stay afloat.

However, in many social…


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No, this isn’t a high school football game. Yes, this was channeled in the spirit of cheering everyone on.

However, instead of spirit, we need to talk about talent.

Inspiration comes from many places and will strike when you least expect it. …


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Go get me my coffee!

That is right, you, intern, are here to make my life easier and do all of the grunt work that I don’t want to do.

But you can start by bringing me my coffee.

Two sugars and 1 cream.

This sounds like the opposite of…


Cringe: to feel very embarrassed or awkward; react with discomfort. That strange, awkward feeling that one gets when you do something that everyone else is doing, but it feels really weird when actually performing the action.

This specific action is one that was never performed in a pre-pandemic world. Walking…


Computers are amazing.

You plug them in, tell them what to do, and as long as they have consistent power and good data they will keep doing that over and over.

And over.

And over.

Humans are not computers. Humans are biological beings with attention spans and distractions.

Also, don’t…


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Today Intel took the wraps off its long-awaited GPU platform.

Arc.

Technology is great, wonderful, and amazing, and all of that jazz. The best news here is that there is more competition in the gaming space.

Once we get beyond that aspect of this announcement, I find myself just shrugging…


The rumor mill churned out another doozie this week as it came out that the Pixel 6 is not going to come supplied with a charger.

This should not come as a surprise to anyone.

As soon as Apple led the way, Samsung soon followed and it only made sense…


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Boom!

Right smack dab in the middle of my day I get a fresh, unsolicited email dropped into the middle of my inbox.

Dear Mr. Wanke,

So-and-so listed you as a reference and I wanted to reach out and ask you some questions. …


Finding the way to regain momentum and motivation when adrift and listless in the sea of creativity

Computers are amazing.

You plug them in, tell them what to do, and as long as they have consistent power and good data they will keep doing that over and over.

And over.


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Resumes are one of the worst inventions ever.

Not only do you have to look up what special keyboard keys are needed if you want to type the word resumé correctly (stupid accented é!) …

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