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You built this for me?

Times are changing faster than ever. Some days I look around at the technology we take for granted and can barely believe I get to see this happen. Computers used to be a joke. We had a computer with 128kb of RAM when I was a kid. 128 kilobytes! I’m not even sure you can find an […]

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History in the making

It doesn’t take a historian to tell you that we’re living through history. But let me tell you anyway: they are not joking when they say these are “unprecedented times.” And it’s not even just history. I’ve read over 100 science fiction books to prep for the future and not one of them mentioned this. […]

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Being unmotivated is good

Did you know that ‘motivation’ is a pretty new word? It’s only been around for about 150 years, probably less. Shakespeare had no idea what it meant, and he made up a bagful of silly words. Before the English picked it up, nobody was motivated to do anything, and so nothing got done. Everyone just […]