Friday Stream of Consciousness – 111

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Here’s what’s on my mind this Friday morning: The cup of coffee I’m sipping while I type is righteous. Perfectly brewed (by me) Pike Place. Is there anything better than an awesome cup of coffee when you wake up tired and slightly cold? I returned the Windows Phone platform after significant time away, and I […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 54

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Here are some things on my mind this Friday morning:

•Colorado legalizes pot. California raises it’s own taxes again. Pro Gay-marriage motions pass in two more states. All over the place, states passed these small bills that will make a larger felt difference in their lives than the presidential election. Mayors, city councils, etc…they all changed Tuesday night. We all need to make sure we know what happened where we live.

•I made the decision to switch from Apple to Windows 8. I still love Apple products, but the costs of Apple’s ecosystem from a financial and flexibility standpoint aren’t worth it any more. I like to tailor stuff to my use and have the freedom to use it once I’ve paid for it–regardless of Apple’s desire to make everything proprietary from books to music. Apple has become a pretty selfish company, really controlling it’s customers and locking them into all sorts of things. It’s like the tech version of a cell-phone contract…you can leave, but it will cost you. Well–it’ll cost me to stay with you too. So, if it’s going to cost me, I’d just assume pay as a free man.

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 39

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Here are some things I’m thinking about this Friday morning: Let’s begin with some thoughts on the Chick-fil-A situation: The need for brevity in a post like this precludes a lengthy discussion of sexuality and the finer points of the arguments surrounding gay marriage. I will simply say I’m proud of Chick-fil-A’s president for stating […]