Internet Nexus

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Wait a second while I close down a couple open tabs in my browser. I need a clean slate to begin… I’ve been noticing a discouraging trend. Let me set the stage: Currently, we are on in the throws of 1 billion more people coming online. (mainly by cell phones) We are also greatly advanced in artificial intelligence not yet in accordance with our lives. The ‘Internet of Things’ is still a colloquialism more than reality. Example: When my almond milk container is at its lightest 1/4 cup, my refrigerator does not yet automatically order it from Amazon Prime Grocery. I still must make this decision myself. But when I go to Amazon and search any item, all of the sudden ads … Read More

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Fear and Anxiety

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I had a great time behind the camera all day Monday, but a slew of articles having been landing in my inbox covering this topic and I find it non-coincidental. Seth Godin on Fearlessness is Not The Absence of Fear Kierkegaard on Anxiety and Creativity There was a great article in this past week’s New Yorker about a Zen Buddhist monk whom helps with the prevention of suicides in Japan (a place with the highest suicide rate in the world) This really resonated with me. A prime example of constructively harnessing any fear…   Very detailed info graphic. The Where and the Why. The Deadliest Countries for Journalist Metaphorically speaking, on the topic. Objects Exploding Out of Light Bulbs Boom!

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Books and the Recording of History

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With today’s dawning of the new Bush Presidential Library at Southern Methodist University, I wanted to share a few related links. Here is a very thorough review with Dallas’s new architectural critic for the Dallas Morning News. This is his first interview here. What a treat for him. Can you imagine only one bookshop remaining? I really hope this isn’t the future of books. Sad. Now that every upright and mobile person has a smart phone, we can all capture history in the making. When Everyone is an Eye-Witness, What is a Journalist? Great question.  

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