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Why Google is so Successful

Companies like Google are successful because they appeal to consumers. Google provides for free a useful service that people actively seek out – one needs to visit the web site to use Google’s apps. Revenue comes from charging businesses. The polar opposite can be seen in Microsoft’s business model, which passes costs to consumers. Not […]

The World's Shortest Fairy Tale

Something that’s been going around: Once upon a time, a guy asked a girl ‘Will you marry me?’ The girl said:’NO!’ And the girl lived happily ever after and went shopping, dancing, camping, drank martinis, always had a clean house, never had to cook, did whatever the hell she wanted, never argued, didn’t get fat, […]

Are We Wealthy or Poor?

From Marketwatch Community: For many individuals I’ve spoken with and some recent television stories, budgets and checking accounts are on the verge of breaking because higher prices across the board are absorbing not only all discretionary spending money, but forcing consumers to take on more debt than they’ve known before (ie. credit cards). Until the […]

Obama is Coming!

Obama is Coming!

Bar the doors! Black out the windows! Obama is coming to town! Courtesy of Google News.

Beauty and the SlashGeek

This has got to be one of the funniest threads to come out of slashdot in years. Let’s start things off: A Linux geek with a girlfriend?? Yeah right! Whoa there… Something is surely wrong, when instead of fscking her right proper he sits her down with Ubuntu… Best one yet: This is Slashdot, not […]

Appreciation for Kerouac

Wow, apparently there’s someone else who knows and recognizes Jack Kerouac. Here’s a sample: i highly suggest smoking weed: drugs are the only route to true contentment, that or applying eastern philosophy/transcendentalism to your life…but considering materialistic, workaholic America today, the former is a better choice. and im only half joking. in moderation and with […]

ASU Girls Gone Wild

Not just gone wild, but gone completely if this news report is any indication. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4uuJ7–uhIU&hl=en] Though, when watching that clip, my body kept on reminding me how hot those ASU cheerleaders are.

I'm Clueless About Girls

“So, what’s going on in the world today?” I peered up from under the cover of my Wall Street Journal. Dark brown hair gushed from under the cover of a red and white beanie, making her the splitting image of one of Santa’s elves. A girl had walked from across the room to where I […]

Yes Virginia, I do pay for good music

As proof that I don’t pirate [most some of] my songs, I opened up the wallet today and bought Antje Duvekot‘s first two albums. Little Peppermints is her debut, which I can only describe as hauntingly beautiful. Some parts may not be as professional, but that only adds to the sense of listening to a […]