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Wikipedia Makes Barry Schwartz Page A Landing Page

On Sunday, Wikipedia made a HUGE change to one of their most important (sarcasm) entry pages, the Barry Schwartz page. For as long as their was a Barry Schwartz page on Wikipedia it always lead to the well-known psychologist. He is very well know for his book named The Paradox of Choice and has spoken

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Daylight Saving Time : Where Did It Come From?

Sunday at 2am the U.S. moved their clocks back. Any parent knows that their kids don’t move their clock backs simply because it is a rule. I wondered where it came from, why do we have daylight saving time (DST) and does everyone observe it? Wikipedia, of course, has good information on all of this.

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My Most Personalized Conference Badge To Date

I showed up to SMX East and they didn’t have a badge for me. Happens from time to time… Since the folks know me at these conferences, they wrote up a handwritten badge for me. Here is a picture of it: This is the most personalized conference badge I have ever received! I wanted to

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Yabba-Dabba Do! The Flintstones Turns 50 Tomorrow

As I noted at the Search Engine Roundtable, Google has a Flintstones logo for September 30th, tomorrow (but not today in New Zealand). Tomorrow is The Flintstones 50th Birthday. A show I personally grew up watching… Here is the Google logo: How great is it? I am offline tomorrow and the next for a Jewish

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Digg’s Camaraderie Reminds Me Of 11th Grade

Many of you know what is going on over at Digg now. The users are revolting and posting tons of reddit.com stories to it, which is kind of a competing site. The revolt is over recent changes to the site, and their top user base is not happy with it. So all the top users

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Are Bathroom Signs Sexist?

I was looking at the bathroom sign on the way to the bathroom today and although it was not as funny as the bathroom sign in Israel that I saw, it made me think. Do pant-wearing women find bathroom signs discriminating? Or to skirt-wearing men find bathroom signs discriminating? Or am I just an insensitive