Other, Personal, Philosophy

In Favor of Things

I like things. I do not consider myself a particularly materialistic person. I am probably as attached to my material possessions as anybody in this day and age. The reasons for my materialism are myriad, and decidedly unenlightened. However, my reasons for placing importance on in-animate objects extends beyond the simple concept of possession. I believe… Continue reading In Favor of Things

Other, Personal

Everyone Should Have Service Industry Experience

I am a firm believer that everyone should at some point in their life have a job in some sort of service industry. I believe there are skills and lessons that every person should have that are best learned in these types of jobs. 1. The perspective from the other side of the counter Almost… Continue reading Everyone Should Have Service Industry Experience

Media Comments, Other

Burger King Whopper Neutrality

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltzy5vRmN8Q I am sharing this because I think it is amazing advertising. It is socially responsible. It makes people, our community aware of something that they may not have thought was relevant to them. This ad helps people realize why Net Neutrality actually is important and how its repeal can actually affect individuals' lives. http://www.adweek.com/creativity/burger-king-deviously-explains-net-neutrality-by-making-people-wait-longer-for-whoppers/  

Other, Personal

How to Learn About Anything New

My best friend gave me this wisdom recently. When trying to learn about any broad subject, it is easy to be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of information. A lot of resources assume a certain amount of prior knowledge on their subject, making them difficult to follow. It is very easy to get bogged down… Continue reading How to Learn About Anything New