Archive | August, 2012

Mourning Our Specialness

We’re not alone… BBC Nature – Birds hold ‘funerals’ for dead: “Giraffes and elephants, for example, have been recorded loitering around the body of a recently deceased close relative, raising the idea that animals have a mental concept of death, and may even mourn those that have passed.” One day we’ll realize that humans aren’t […]

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It’s a Hard Knock Life

He’s still got it, even at 12.

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What Am I Listening To?

Streaming Now: Phish – Cities sams.tc/Oh0Ulc — Sam’s Music (@SamsHouseMusic) August 27, 2012 I’m always shocked that people want to know what I’m listening to, but I’m pretty open about what comes across my iTunes and Spotify accounts via the @SamsHouseMusic. Thanks to Last.FM’s Scrobbler, iTunes, Spotify and Twitterfeed, I’m able to stream whatever is […]

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Best Computer I’ve Ever Owned

Beyond my iPhone(s), this new Macbook Pro 15.4 inch Retina display (with 2.6 GHz and 16 gigs of RAM) is, hands down, the best computer I’ve ever owned for too many reasons to describe… Macbook Pro 15 Inch Retina Display – Apple Store (U.S.) Yes, it’s insanely expensive. No one said winning was cheap.

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Neil Gaiman, Neil Armstrong, and Neal Stephenson

Wow, what a pic… Neil Gaiman’s Journal: Neil Armstrong: “Neal Stephenson and I were not standing in order to make it quite clear who Neil #1 was and would always be.” That pretty much sums up my life as a fanboy.

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Here We Go

I’m excited that Andy, Kevin and I will all be starting the year with the same challenge in our 7th and 8th Grade Science classes… Beginnings | andylammers: “This year I am rolling out the Marshmallow Challenge (MMC), a design activity that Autodesk‘s Tom Wujec uses in his innovation workshops. The MMC seems to have what I […]

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We Cho(o)se To Go to the Moon

Not because it was easy, but because it was hard… I hope we go back someday for the same reasons.

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New Biz Cards

Awesome thick (like hard card stock with red in between) business cards from the always awesome Moo shop for The Harrelson Agency… You have to love that Apple-like design aesthetic of their entire presentation.​ These cards are amazing. You should ask for one soon.​

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We Made the Move

Decided to go with the amazing SquareSpace platform for the new blog. ​ ​SquareSpace 6 is a really mature platform that has come of age and is definitely impressive for our needs and the needs of many of our clients. ​Highly recommend!

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RFID in Schools

Here we go… Papers, Please! » Blog Archive » San Antonio public schools plan to make students wear radio tracking beacons: “Unless the school board changes its mind, public school students at Jay High School and Jones Middle School in San Antonio, Texas, will be required to wear ID badges containing RFID chips (radio tracking […]

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