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  • All the latest in HTML, CSS, JS & PHP (Sorry, no .net or Ruby skills yet)
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  • Custom Specialities in Wordpress theming & plugins, Twitter & jQuery
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economy

The Value of Higher Ed (Review, NYMag)

There’s a lovely article of dissent/critique by New York Magazine. It seems there is a growing devaluing university studies from both inside & outside of the ranks. I myself might be so inclined too, but there’s a sneaky spin to all this. Yes, I might like to call most university studies remediation for what public …

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Freedom of choice, or freedom to move on

The Economist has a blog post (2 years old!) regarding freedom & user-convenience. It’s nice to see the author string together various contexts suffering under the same problem (from e-med records to the everyman’s Mac/Win choice). But this is a common issue at hand, and actually, one which theologians are often faced with. I recently …

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Adulthood, Consumption & Production.

Adulthood occurs when one produces more than he consumes. Culturally-acceptable Adulthood occurs when one’s production is of a locally accepted form.

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Handy Conversion

Conclusion: Stop being pansy Ami’s (cruises) and eat more whoppers while ride a bike! Yea Burger King!

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Planned Obsolescence of Software?

The latest American economic fad is to give hardware away at corporate-subsidized priced, ‘hiding’ the actual cost in a monthly service fee. I think we all know and see this with the iPhone 3G having a lower entry cost than the first iPhone, and as with many other cell phones, by signing up for a …

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