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Königssee Europa Cup Results

I’m just realizing that I haven’t updated my blog with my results from the first half of the season. Seems I neglected it for my twitter and facebook accounts. Soo… Königssee Race #1 I was 7th: KOENIGSSEE, Germany (Nov. 25, 2011)- … Continue reading

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Hastings Star Gazette Article

My hometown newspaper, The Hastings Star Gazette recently did an article about me: Hastings graduate takes aim at Olympics in the skeleton Seeing her son race down a snow covered track is nothing new for Hastings mother Sandy Blankenship. Seeing … Continue reading

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Man Becomes Legend

The iconic entrepreneur of the information age is gone. We are all mortal. Steve more so than his peers it seems. But really he had no peer. There are great entrepreneurs all over the place. But Steve was better than … Continue reading

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Jobs made Apple great by ignoring profit

Steve Jobs’ legacy isn’t the Mac. It’s not the iPhone. Or the iPad. His legacy is in the creation of Apple itself, reminding us that profit is not the ultimate goal, but rather a consequence of something greater. via Jobs … Continue reading

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Jobs’ One More Thing…

Great article by MG Siegler @ TechCrunch Yesterday, John Gruber wrote that, “Jobs’s greatest creation isn’t any Apple product. It is Apple itself.” I’d like to believe the timing and execution of this resignation is meant to showcase exactly that. … Continue reading

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The Divergent Jobs Market

Great article on technology and the future from Marc Andreessen but what stood out for me is this: Secondly, many people in the U.S. and around the world lack the education and skills required to participate in the great new … Continue reading

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Is Groupon The Biggest Scam Going Right Now?

Groupon’s great most of the time for customers but as a business it’s hard not to be a little skeptical of their future when you look at their financials. Seeing things like this doesn’t inspire confidence either. It is also … Continue reading

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Dog Is ‘Totaled’ By Insurance Company

A lady’s dog got hit by a car… According to ABC11, the drivers insurance company offered to pay for one or two trips to the vet, after which the dog would be totaled. The company offered to buy Pinkstaff a … Continue reading

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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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