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Jim Lyons
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This Old (Apple) Watch
The hype - and my curiosity - got me to buy an Apple Watch in June 2015, and it became my next bright shiny thing. Three years ago this month I bought the newly-released Apple Watch. With that purchase, I was proud and excited to continue my early adopter s...
This Old (Apple) Watch
This Old (Apple) Watch
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The three leading "voices" weigh in on a basic (dumb) question
There's a well-known saying that "there's no such thing as a dumb question" but I beg to differ. One of those truly dumb questions has to be, "Is a dolphin a fish?", but that did not keep one my grandsons and I from having fun teasing each other with the an...
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Two of my famous economics professors - Thaler and Navarro
Through my years involving higher education, both student and teacher, I have encountered a number of memorable educators. Two of my economics professors have come to prominence in the past six months or so, and their similarities and differences are worthy...
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What's in a trending topic? After the Era That Made It a Verb
For those who follow me on Twitter, you might have seen me acknowledge trending topics, at least on occasion. I find them fascinating, and often the mysterious ones (mysterious at least at first) are the most enlightening in the end.  February starts with s...
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The Post - Just hit "Print"!
I just saw the Oscar-nominated "The Post", using MoviePass of course! (See " MoviePass - Fulfilling those 2018 resolutions ".) The movie does a great job of bringing back the look and feel of the Vietnam-War era, but I did notice one concession to modern ti...
The Post - Just hit "Print"!
The Post - Just hit "Print"!
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MoviePass - Fulfilling those 2018 resolutions!
A deal between MoviePass and Costco was quite popular, and extended beyond the holidays. Unlike many, I am a pretty big believer in New Year's resolutions. I give them thought in the weeks leading up to the beginning of the year, and don't feel the need to ...
MoviePass - Fulfilling those 2018 resolutions!
MoviePass - Fulfilling those 2018 resolutions!
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Looking ahead to 2018
Three months later, and I am still working away with my Rocketbook Wave, and making new discoveries Wow - it's hard to believe it's been nearly three months since my last post! That's definitely a record for my now well-over ten-year-old blog, and not a rec...
Looking ahead to 2018
Looking ahead to 2018
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The Rocketbook Wave Notebook
The notebooks from the future  I commented in a post a couple weeks back about my personal e-reading and writing habits. In a play on Back-to-school and inspired by an NPR story, "Two of the Three R's..." included mention of my latest note-taking methods, i...
The Rocketbook Wave Notebook
The Rocketbook Wave Notebook
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E-writing and e-reading are super-successful. Does it mean print and paper are going, going, gone?
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Two of the Three R's - commentary on my own E-reading and -writing
  "In the Age of Screen Time, is Paper Dead?"  - This NPR story got me thinking about my own habits A fascinating story on NPR got me thinking about my own experiences and habits when it comes to my own reading via in paper and electronic formats. Written/r...
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