Painting, Sonoma, CA Enjoying a lunch with my wife at Happy Lunch Spot. -Facebook post. Here's what I say. Remove your smart phone from the lunch table and REALLY enjoy a lunch with your wife. Be there with her. In the moment. Because posting on social media is not the . . .
Some folks are just born with the ability to encapsulate an idea in a pointed, satirical way, and such is the case with these laughter-inducing Tweets, which is how I'd like to close the year. We NEED a few belly laughs.Now, I am not a Twitter fan. I can't even imagine that people have time to sit . . .
Wandering in a wonderful Books Inc. in San Francisco a few days ago, I came across this. It's Isaacson's Steve Jobs biography, sharing shelf space with books on Mao, Thomas Jefferson and James Joyce. An unlikely trio. And yet, I'm certain that Steve Jobs wouldn't find it surprising at . . .
So what do you think of this Samsung ad that slams Iphone customers?? II have the Samsung phone and it's my second Galaxy in 3 years. I also have three Apple computers at home, just so you know I like Apple products. I just don't like the "cult."The Samsung ad was pretty accurate, actually, . . .
I left my phone home the other day, by accident and I was like an addict jonesin' for a fix. Any time I had an unoccupied moment, I felt that a physical urge to reach for it and fill my time with...what? Looking at junk email? Checking to see who might have sent a note since I last checked email . . .
There are a few scams that people really connect to these days, and to their detriment. One of them is that home ownership defines the American dream. Another is that everyone in the U.S. has equal opportunity.And the third is what's sometimes called the Prosperity Gospel: that financial rewards are . . .
Pinterest. Instagram. Google+. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. YouTube. Blog commentary. And... Just about every interactive site on earth wants to engage with us. Communicate with us. Wants comment and postings. Wants us to read the messages of hundreds, if not thousands of people we . . .
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Congratulations to Mark Zuckerberg, the Valley's latest gazillionaire, at least on paper.And at least until the stock really crashes because Facebook's valuation is so out of whack. The decline may be in progress: yesterday's FB close: down 11%. Not a very good sign, is it?But back to Mark. He's . . .
Photo credit Put off that you didn't get a piece of the Facebook IPO today? Don't be. It's not a great investment for the individual investor.First, the personal reasons. When Facebook first became popular, it was an easy, voyeuristic way to have a view into our friends' lives. Many of us kept . . .