New Age Hoarding…

I receive a daily email from a website called Hometalk. Hometalk is a site that hosts a collection of home and garden DIY projects. Their daily emails have a collection of a dozen or so DIY projects that they have collected from crafty folks from around the world that have repurposed everything from coffee stirrers to pennies.…
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What I Learned From Craig Murie…

I did not know Craig Murie as the former beloved basketball coach who had fought a battle with cancer. I knew him as Craig the math guy in a wheelchair at NDSU. Even though we worked in different departments and in different colleges, I would see him regularly as we crossed paths coming and going…
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The Germinator

I am just coming off a week-long engagement with the flu. I did not think it was the flu at the outset. I thought it was my round three of that crappy hacking cough cold stuff going around. I have coughed so vigorously with that malady in its repeated occurrences since mid-December that it should count as…
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Not Just For Men!

I am a little miffed at the National Educator’s Association (better known as NEA). I am a member of NEA and I recently received an email that promised big savings on the top magazines. You probably do not know this about me, but I love magazines. Magazines have assorted snippets about an assortment of topics than can…
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I See London, I See France, I See Someone’s Underpants!

Complex systems, individual and networked dependencies on technology, and an increasingly connected world have both expanded our potential and our vulnerability.  Our lives, both functionally and socially, have become hopelessly intertwined with a series of systems that operate both outside us, in a global information network, and inside our lives and homes, as a life convenience. Artificial intelligence…
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