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Apple Without Steve Jobs – A Year Later

Apple Without Steve Jobs – A Year Later

Apple has traversed the first year, without Steve Jobs at the helm. Many things have changed, even as   core operations remain the same for Apple. Tim Cook has taken over at a time when Apple has just created a new consumer class for its highly innovative smart products. The man at the helm now, continues […]

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Casey Anthony Verdict at 2:15 PM Eastern Time

Casey Anthony Verdict at 2:15 PM Eastern Time

2:20 PM – NOT GUILTY of everything except lying to police. 2:18 PM – Casey Anthony found not guilty of 1st degree murder. Not guilty to aggravated child abuse. 2:16 PM – Jury is present. 2:14 PM – Judge speaks and asks for jury to return to court room. 2:14 PM – Everyone is rising. […]

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Casey Anthony Verdict Watch Trumps Everything Else

Casey Anthony Verdict Watch Trumps Everything Else

If you have been glued to the TV these last 6 weeks, you are not alone. Casey Anthony, who is accused of murdering her 2-year-old daughter (Caylee in June 2008) now waits for a verdict from the jury. What has been named as the trial of the century is now in its 2nd day of […]

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Blagojevich Guilty – Casey Anthony Next

Blagojevich Guilty – Casey Anthony Next

Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich found guilty in corruption trial on almost all counts. The sad part of this whole trial is the wasted money that was spent on this case and the one before it. Rod Blagojevich is the fourth Illinois governor to be convicted of crimes, not a good track record for a […]

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Sad But You Can Help

Sad But You Can Help

Today, I am taking a day off from tech writing and focusing on something much more important. Each year more than half a million babies are born premature and/or are very sick. We are fortunate to have such a great foundation called March of Dimes to help generate money for research. The mission of March […]

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Why You Should Never Vent About Work on Your Blog

Why You Should Never Vent About Work on Your Blog

I don’t want to come off hypocritical as I have used my own blog to vent against a community, but fortunately for me it was a fan website and not my job. Back in 1999, I started blogging so I guess you can say I invented the blog just like Al Gore invented the internet. […]

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How Many Sex Offenders are in Your Neighborhood?

How Many Sex Offenders are in Your Neighborhood?

I read a story a few days ago about a family who’s neighbor recently registered as a sex offender and I was curious to see how many registered sex offenders were in my neighborhood. I was amazed on the amount of sex offenders registered in my area – I found 103 offenders and 18 non-mappable offenders in […]

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Facebook Missing 370 Million Users

Facebook Missing 370 Million Users

Facebook bolsters that they have over 500 million users, but how many are active and how many of those accounts are duplicates or spam accounts? This is not the same as when McDonald’s use to publicly display that they served over 250 million. I am sure many of those were repeat customers and not unique […]

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Tallan Latz Amazing 10 Year Old Guitarist

Tallan Latz Amazing 10 Year Old Guitarist

The Magic Carpet ride held in Spring Grove, IL this past Sunday, August 29, was a charity event for Children of Fallen Riders.  There were close to 500 bikers participating and what a great way to launch the riders when Tallan Latz played the Star Spangled Banner. I am sure if Jimi Hendrix was alive he […]

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Children Of Fallen Riders

Soul-to-Soul and TechJaws together are raising money to support Children of Fallen Riders, an upcoming charity event being held on September 13th, in Fox Lake Illinois, called The Magic Carpet Ride. Bikers come from many walks of life from business men to blue collar workers. No matter what kind of person you are the wind […]

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My Dog Ate My Homework, But My Cat Downloaded Porn

My Dog Ate My Homework, But My Cat Downloaded Porn

It’s not too often that I rant, but this post is just what the doctor ordered. I will try to keep this at a PG-13 rating, but I can’t make any promises as I am upset at what I read in the news yesterday. When I was a kid I despised doing homework and like […]

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Text Messaging and Teenagers

Outside of text messaging, many teens are lacking in general knowledge and real world values. I had to put this to a test to prove that this epidemic was real. In my experience in having conversations with teenagers, it’s conclusive that they lack in general knowledge. I quizzed two teenagers on two simple questions below. […]

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