Category Archives: General

How I Flipped My Brain's View of the Black and Blue Dress

The Internet pretty much went crazy today (or at least everybody on it THOUGHT they were crazy) when everyone looked at the same photo and half saw a white/gold dress while the other half saw a blue/black dress. Here's how … Continue reading

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How do you use your smile?

A smile. It’s one of the most basic expressions of emotion, but also surprisingly complex. It’s also a powerful tool for you to impact the world around you, if you know how to use it. Share and Enjoy:

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15 flavors of geek reign over this year's winter storm list

If you need any more proof that geeks now rule the universe, you need look no further than the list of 2012-13 winter storm names from The Weather Channel. As Winter Storm Luna bears down on the East, I took … Continue reading

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My new hire (a.k.a. why I haven't blogged lately)

I'd like to sincerely apologize for my absence from the blogosphere for the past month, but I have a good excuse. I've been busy onboarding my new direct report… all 8lbs. 5oz. of him. When he reported for his first … Continue reading

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How a network of human sensors helped empower Hoboken

On Monday night the Hudson river conquered Hoboken, and a majority of its 50,000 residents were plunged into darkness. I was one of them. We knew the damage was bad, and power wasn't going to come back quickly, but the … Continue reading

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