Shining Light on Cutoff Culture

[fancy_header3 variation=”blue” textColor=”#000000″]Cutting off exes not only hurts our former partners but limits our own growth as well.[/fancy_header3] Most of us don’t blink when a friend says they’ve cut off an ex. But if you’ve ever been cut off by...

/ November 6, 2013

How Things Change as Constitutional Rights Contract and Expand for People and Corporations

People often ask whether a proposed Seattle law such as Initiative 103 could actually impact the Supreme Court’s interpretation of corporate personhood and speech rights. Well, it wouldn’t be the first time a law from Washington State turned the tide of...

/ November 4, 2013

An Alternative for Writing for Free: My Response to Tim Kreider’s Slaves of the Internet Unite!

I can relate to Tim Kreider’s New York Times column on writing for free (Slaves of the Internet, Unite!) I’ve been paid for my writing on occasion but more often, I write for free by necessity. In full disclosure, as...

/ October 30, 2013

Choosing .io Domain Names for Your Startup

This is part of an ongoing blog series on launching my startup EasyList.io. Browse all posts in this series. When you’re preparing to launch a new startup, the domain name is critical. However, there are fewer and fewer dot com...

/ October 28, 2013

Simple Email Groups at EasyList.io

If you’re looking for a simple way to create email groups or private email lists, try my EasyList.io service. It’s currently in beta testing. It’s a simpler alternative to Google Groups. You can create a list in seconds. It’s designed...

/ October 27, 2013

Apple’s Turned the PC Market on its Head

The iPad’s devastation of PC market share (“Tablets To Grow 53.4% This Year, Says Gartner, As The Traditional PC declines 11.2%“) combined with Apple’s free release of Mavericks OS X struck me at how much the company’s flipped the dynamics of...

/ October 24, 2013

Impassioned BBC Interview on Society with Russell Brand

Please watch the Russell Brand interview on the BBC about culture and politics. via Gawker: “I don’t get my authority from this preexisting paradigm which is quite narrow and only serves a few people,” Russell responded. “I look elsewhere for alternatives...

/ October 24, 2013