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Quote of the day: Wednesday Inspiration

  “An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men.”   –Thomas Fuller

April 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Quote of the Day: Value

  Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.   – Oscar Wilde (1926). Chapter 4 . The picture of Dorian Gray  

April 29, 2014 · 3 Comments

Quote of the day: Drive

    “Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!”   ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

April 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Quote of the day: Mistakes

April 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Quote of the day: Enthusiasm

  Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.   -Emerson

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Quote of the day: Learning

  Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.   – Benjamin Franklin

April 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Quote of the day: Change

  Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.   – Leo Tolstoy

April 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Quote of the day: Wednesday Motivation

  “The really happy people are those who have broken the chains of procrastination, those who find satisfaction in doing the job at hand. They’re full of eagerness, zest, and … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Quote of the day: Criticism

  The critic hates most that which he would have done himself if he had had the guts.   – Steven Pressfield The war of art, break through the blocks … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Quote of the day: Goals

  You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.   C. S. Lewis

April 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Quote of the day: Happiness

photo courtesy of Creative Commons   “I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Quote of the day: Failure/desire/drive

  “Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, then the lesson afterwards.”   – Vernon Sanders Law (born 1930); Major League Baseball Pitcher

April 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Quote of the day: Persistence

  Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. – Thomas A. Edison

April 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Quote of the day: Happiness

  One thing I’ve always liked about Larry David is his brutal honesty and his ability to break things down to “brass tacks” albeit usually in an unconventional and uncomfortable … Continue reading

April 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

Quote of the day

  “Learn how to live, and you’ll know how to die; learn how to die, and you’ll learn how to live.” -Morrie Schwartz    There is a book  I plan … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Quote of the Day

This isn’t a quote in so much as a small collection of quotes by a man that gave us the parental excerpt “The Golden Rule” – Rabbi Hillel “The Elder” … Continue reading

March 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Has Technology turned more people into Thrill Seekers?

I think the question does have some merit. With the proliferation of cameras everywhere and the means to be able to share footage globally almost instantly the question does need … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Ever heard of Super Earth 55 Cancri e? Our world just got bigger.

You heard (read) it right! Nasa has discovered planets outside of our solar system. Since 2009 NASA’s space observatory has been hard a work and NASA has recently announced that … Continue reading

February 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Gap by Ira Glass

I’ve heard variations of this idea from a number of sources and I think that it’s absolutely true. An additional comment that I have is that even as your work … Continue reading

February 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Please stop hashtag abuse!!! #funny

Along with the growth of social media the use of hashtags or better yet the abuse of hashtags is at an all time high. Here are some of the best … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

FREE KNOWLEDGE!!! Over 500 free programming and design books.

Originally this resource of freely available books on the web was organized and stored over at stackoverflow by our friend George Stocker. Then Swiss developer Victor Felder cloned it, cleaned up the broken … Continue reading

January 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

One of the best Anti-Smoking ads ever!!!

We all know that some of the things that we do aren’t the best things for us to partake in. But then there are those things that have absolutely no … Continue reading

January 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Temple Grandin|The World Needs All Kinds of Minds

I decided to make this my first post of 2014. This short talk is centered around the Aspergers and/or Autistic mind and how these minds are both different and necessary. … Continue reading

January 1, 2014 · 4 Comments

This is the End – DMX quote

Everyone should know by now that I am a huge hip hop fan. I recently watched the movie “This is the End” and this is one of the quotes that … Continue reading

December 31, 2013 · Leave a comment