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Stop With These Open Concept Office Spaces

Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Math and Science, Technology

I’m wondering when we can all stop with these open concept, bullshit office spaces… cubicles with low walls, no privacy, limited space for personalization. Here’s some facts… Open slave pits, er collaborative work areas, do NOT foster collaboration, largely because most people’s work isn’t collaborative. The overwhelming majority of office workers work on their stack […]

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OK “Buy Local” people… now’s your chance to step up!

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism

With the departure of Target from Canadian soil, there is a unique opportunity here for the people who go on about “buy Canadian” and “buy local” to really step up and show that their anti-box-store, anti-big-chain, anti-American bleating isn’t just hot air. Target will close 133 stores, freeing up acres of retail space and about […]

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Gas is cheaper across town?

Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Math and Science, Travel

This is a rewrite of an old article that was lost, but it bears repeating (and it’s been 8 years since the old article anyway). We see all the time articles about where to get the cheapest gas.  Plenty of people will drive all over Hell’s half-acre to save a few pennies on gasoline… or […]

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