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Matt Maldre
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Web Designer, Public Spaces Artist
Web Designer, Public Spaces Artist

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The giant BBQ turkey leg is the Taste of Chicago’s most iconic menu offering. It’s a giant Fred Flinstone-sized turkey leg. Slathered in BBQ sauce. Guaranteed to make a mess. Guaranteed to be fun to shred apart. (My ten tips on how to eat the BBQ turkey…
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Goodbye, Tower. I just left the Tribune Tower for the last time. On my way out, I made a giant five-foot wide pencil rubbing. Here’s a four-minute video with me narrating its creation along with a time-lapse. Etched into the walls of the Tribune Tower…
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Stumbling upon the Tribune Tower farewell speech given by the Chicago Tribune head editor

Well, I just happened to stumble upon the Chicago Tribune editorial floor right before the head editor gave a speech to the entire staff. I work on the 3rd floor with the advertising staff of the Tribune. Editorial is on the 4th floor. I was getting a…
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Why I'm not that sad to leave the Tribune Tower

Many of the Tribune journalists have been tweeting and writing emotional stories about leaving the Tribune Tower. The Tribune big columnists are writing some very poignant stories. Page two columnist John Kass, architecture critic Blair Kamin,…
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One more week in the Tribune Tower. Next Friday, we move. Word around is that right after we move, the entire building is being gutted. Right away. We aren’t allowed to come back. The following Monday we immediately go to work in the Prudential. We are to…
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It’s funny to find hashtags on Instagram that are rarely used. When commenting on a photo, I’ll often combine two words together into a hashtag. And then I click on the hashtag to see if there any other photos. Apparently is the first Instagram photo with…
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Have you adjusted your privacy settings with Google? You get to pick what topics Google shows you in Google ads. Pick exactly what you want to see. Cull down all those boring unrelated topics. Force Google show you super-cool ads! A few weeks ago, I…
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New privacy policy for spudart.org and my other websites

So many companies emailing about their privacy policy! Wow. Well, it’s a good thing that the European Union is forcing everyone to publish simple policies on how each company uses cookies and data. All consumers should know what is each company’s policy.…
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What World Cup team should you root for? Your DNA will tell you

If you are an American, you won’t be able to root for the USA in the World Cup this year. For the first time in three decades, USA failed to qualify. You might just shrug your shoulders and move on. But there are other teams playing! What’s your heritage?…
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Embrace being a multipassionate by @VioletaNedkova

Are you a creative that feels like your personal work lacks focus? That your mind is all over the place with too many projects? It’s ok. More than ok, it’s wonderful! This Twitter thread by Violeta Nedkova will encourage you to embrace your many passions.…
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