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We Were Never In Control

Back in the early days of my web development career, I went to a web conference in Little Rock. I don’t remember any other speakers that day except this one gentleman. This was 1997 and not a lot was understood about behavior of people using the Internet and World Wide Web. This is especially true of the people in the…

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People, It’s 2012. Stop Falling For Internet Hoaxes.

I recently turned another year older.  As I barrel headlong into being a grouchy, old curmudgeon, I want to point out something that bugs me to no end: YOU PEOPLE ARE WAY TOO GULLIBLE! And when I say YOU PEOPLE, I mean you people that will believe anything that is sent to your inbox or is posted on Facebook or Twitter. For example,you…

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It’s Just One Little Letter

The difference between the almost right word & the right word is really a large matter–it’s the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning. Mark Twain- Letter to George Bainton, 10/15/1888 In 1998 I saw first hand how much of an uproar that the lack of one letter could stir up while working at the Log Cabin Democrat. The…

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