Follow The Drumbeat…All The Way To San Diego

I met and connected with Art Neill, the founder/executive director/attorney of New Media Rights late last year at BlogWorld 2010. He seemed like a really nice guy with a pretty amazing mission, and after chatting with him for about ten minutes he had mentioned something about "Drumbeat San Diego" which drew my interest. Lo and …

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Day 3 and Keeping Tabs On Progress

It doesn't matter if you're on a fitness kick, gearing up for a new semester, or trying to save more money from your paycheck. You should be documenting EVERYTHING you're doing that puts you closer to success. On that note...Hooray! I've survived Day 3 of my challenge. I've found some great tools to help me …

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Day 2 Seems To Be The Hardest

In case you missed it, I started a self-challenge yesterday when I declared to the entire blogosphere that it was time for me to get back into shape...again. I am doing this through a heart-healthy diet, exercise (cardio and resistance training), as well as documenting my journey (via social media, i.e. blogging and RunKeeper). In …

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21 Days To A New Me (And You)

After a few weeks of feeling mentally energetic but physically demotivated, I've decided that it's time to flip the switch (again). My health and I have a cyclical relationship...I usually don't really care until I have to, which means I have a health scare or I have some big event I have to physically prepare …

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Productivity = Daytime^(-1) * Caffeine

Just in case you didn't quite follow along, productivity is inversely related to daytime hours and is compounded by caffeine. At least it is for me. I've always believed that the daytime is meant for living. You know, experiencing the world, meeting people, soaking up the sunshine. It has always seemed counterintuitive that people slaved …

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The Kill Switch, #DayOfAnger, and Fragility Of It All

Net neutrality sparked conversation all throughout the blogosphere and Twittersphere this week with historic events like the State of the Union address and Egypt's Day of Anger. These events have pointed back to the discussion of net neutrality and sovereignty of nations over digital communications. Do we have a right to expect digital communications to …

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