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What does the “D” word actually mean?

March 24, 2014

And here all along, I thought “d********n” stood for displacement through technology and apps, alternative pricing, and whatever couldn’t be bespoke. But all along it was simply alternative business models and nonlawyers getting a seat at the table, which was merely echoed by His Holiness as well, or is it Moses? I’ve committed myself this week to asking [...]

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Overheard: How to pick up “chicks.”

October 29, 2013

At lunch today, I overheard the following conversation between four men in their mid-20s, dressed in standard corporate attire: Man 1: So a buddy of mine said that what I needed to do was get a bunch of my single guy friends— Man 2: I only have single guy friends. [Laughter] Man 1: Get the [...]

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Art of teh day: Lu Cong

January 21, 2013

Lu Cong’s paintings appear to be extremely engaging (at least from what I can tell on the Tubes). I just must see one in person. [Image (c) by Lu Cong]

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Where Community & Communication > Comfortable Pooping.

January 11, 2013

An interesting read in The Technium this month about The Post-Productive Economy: The farmers in rural China have chosen cell phones and twitter over toilets and running water. To them, this is not a hypothetical choice at all, but a real one. and they have made their decision in massive numbers. Tens of millions, maybe [...]

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The Royal Society Journal Archives = Limitless Fun

December 31, 2012

I just came across this, but last year the Royal Society of London made it’s Philosophical Transactions archives from before 1942 free to access, which means you can waste spend your time over New Year’s Day reading a lot of very interesting papers. Some examples include A Letter of Benjamin Franklin, Esq; to Mr. Petter [...]

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Art of teh day: Jay Burton’s highly sensual flowers

December 28, 2012

Jay Burton, a fellow Texan, can make a flower sexy in way that most of us can’t imagine. And I mean really sexy. His photography evokes a lot of emotion if you spend time with it. I’m lucky to know him, and you would be lucky to own one of his pieces. [Image stolen from [...]

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What makes for a good CEO (or any company leader for that matter)?

December 28, 2012

Terrific piece on how Andreessen Horowitz evaluates CEOs. Whether you’re a law firm, e-discovery vendor, a SAAS provider, or publisher, you’ll find value in this breakdown. The CEO must set the context that every employee operates within. This context gives meaning to the specific work that people do, aligns interests, enables decision-making and provides motivation. Well-structured goals [...]

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Art of teh day: “Moggy” by a “Mark Entwisle”

December 27, 2012

Something about this photo caught my eye. The woman’s arm in the driver’s window is suggestive.     [Image by Mark Entwisle]

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