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General

Doctor Zhivago

In the scene when the doctor returns from stealing wood from the fence and Yevgraf (Alec Guinness) snaps his fingers which causes the mob to magically dissipate from the apartment, my wife said, “Ooooooh. He […]

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Humor

Anal Bleaching

Buttholes are brown. They are meant to be brown. And we’re all going to die. Alice Fraser: Savage, 18:21 on Netflix

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Computer

Wi-Fi 6E

If 2.4 GHz was the paved suburban road leading to your house while 5 GHz was the major double-lane thoroughfare that takes you downtown, Wi-Fi 6E will introduce a new 6 GHz band that’s the […]

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In-person meetings

When in-person meetings disappeared last year, they were replaced with a weird, new kind of Zoom briefing. In some ways it was more efficient: Each moment of a video meeting is dominated by a single […]

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And for those of you homeschooling

I am looking forward to schools reopening and in-person teaching resuming. The tech industry has ballyhooed the potential of online learning for years. Twenty-twenty was the first real test, and it failed badly. Poorer students […]

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Quotations

The Predator Primer

“See Dick run. See Jane run. Run run run. See the wolves chase Dick and Jane. Chase chase chase. …” Gary Larson, The Far Side, 2021-01-11

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Quotations

Employees

Good employees follow processes. Great employees tweak processes. Exceptional employees find ways to reinvent processes, not just because they are expected to … but because they just can’t help themselves. Unknown, but I first ran […]