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Embrace Piracy

(24) Comments | Posted February 4, 2012 | 11:11 PM

Embrace piracy, I say. I know this is controversial but just hear me out. There is no fighting piracy in this world. Even Rovio (maker of Angry Birds) CEO Mikael Hed said, "Piracy may not be a bad thing: it can get us more business at the end...

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Black Friday: Destroy or Regulate

(2) Comments | Posted December 3, 2011 | 1:35 AM

Every year in the United States, the Friday after Thanksgiving becomes a madhouse. It is known as Black Friday -- the day when people shiver outside stores everywhere to save a couple bucks.

Every year we see videos of people injured due to Black Friday. This year, for example, a...

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Winter Comes Early

(0) Comments | Posted November 8, 2011 | 8:40 AM

I remember looking at the TV in my dining commons and seeing something along the lines of: "Urgent Weather Alert, Huge Nor'easter to Strike New England." I turned to my friends and in my teenage cynicism, blew it off. But lo and behold, on that October evening, snow came tumbling...

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Steve Jobs Was Far From Perfect

(10) Comments | Posted October 20, 2011 | 9:37 AM

As we all know, Steve Jobs died on Wednesday October 5, 2011. As with every celebrity's passing, Mr. Job's death brings along a slew of company tributes and celebrity remembrances. From what I have read and watched, the popular media sees Steve Jobs as a founding father and revolutionary to...

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My First Days in College

(2) Comments | Posted October 4, 2011 | 12:22 AM

Arriving for my first day of college at a large New England University was spectacular. It all went
so well:

  • The weather cooperated; it was not quite 80 degrees but it was dry.
  • The bed lofting exercise was a bit more complicated than the video had shown it to...
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