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Warren Buffet: Stop Coddling the Super-Rich

Back in the 1980s and 1990s, tax rates for the rich were far higher, and my percentage rate was in the middle of the pack. According to a theory I sometimes hear, I should have thrown a fit and refused … Continue reading

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How To Win A Drug War

Maybe one day we’ll be smart enough to solve our problems instead of making them worse. Health experts in Portugal said Friday that Portugal’s decision 10 years ago to decriminalise drug use and treat addicts rather than punishing them is … Continue reading

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The One Google Plus Feature Facebook Should Fear

Good take on Google(+|plus). It was a matter of time before they realized they should be better tying their properties together instead of creating a separate social site. However, when I loaded up Google Finance as I do every morning, … Continue reading

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U2 Goes For The Money Grab, To Reissue Achtung Baby

I’m stoked by video, audio and unreleased music from that era but i’m not stoked when people talk like this and treat their customers like ATM’s. I think someone has lost the plot. Its likely there will be separate reissues … Continue reading

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The Global Drug War Is A Failure

The Drug War is a failure. Jimmy Carter in the New York Times: The report describes the total failure of the present global antidrug effort, and in particular America’s “war on drugs,” which was declared 40 years ago today. It … Continue reading

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“Big Content” Is Strangling American Innovation

One of the greatest threats to the USs ability to innovate lies within: specifically, with the music and movie business. These Big Content businesses are attempting to protect themselves from change so aggressively that they risk damaging Americas position as … Continue reading

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iOS: Prompting for App Ratings Using Appirater

I was looking for an easy to implement method to prompt for user ratings of my apps and found a great method here: Appirater. The goal of Appirater is to encourage your satisfied user’s to rate your app. To use … Continue reading

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Cellphones on a Plane

Interesting, but I’m all for banning cellphones so I don’t need to listen to some ass talk at the top of his voice so everyone knows about his golf outings and how awesome he is. You know there would be … Continue reading

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67th Anniversary of D-Day

Today is the 67th anniversary of D-Day. Some great color photos from LIFE. Before and After D-Day: In Color – Photo Gallery – LIFE.

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LocaDo 1.1 Submitted to The AppStore

I submitted LocaDo 1.1 to the app store this weekend and wanted to give a sneak peak. New features include: A sleep mode for improved battery life, up to 60% better in my tests. Metric to do saving for our … Continue reading

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