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Remaining 300 Blockbuster Stores Finally Put Out Of Their Misery

As if the decline of cable TV wasn’t obvious enough (I wish we could expedite the end of the ‘dumb pipe’ even faster) anyone with a pulse knows the physical video rental model has long been over.

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November 6, 2013 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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For Students, Inexperience Breeds Overconfidence

I always believe there is more to learn, more to accomplish and work to keep an attitude of ‘expert at nothing.’ Expert implies total understanding which is not really possible in anything. You can always go deeper.

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October 31, 2013 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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The Latest Low Of Mainstream Media Reporting

Avatars. Memes. Internet. It’s all so new and scary! But don’t worry clueless Internet user, MSM is here to help. In what could pass ironically for a story in The Onion, CNN thought it important enough to report on users changing their avatars in Facebook.

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October 29, 2013 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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Cool Visualization: Putting Time In Perspective

I’ve always been fascinated by time, the most precious resource. I’m also clearly a fan of infographics and data visualizations. At the intersection of those two, there’s a cool series of graphics over on the blog wait but why showing time in context

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October 9, 2013 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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HBR Also Realizing Voicemail Is Irrelevant

In 2011, I shared thinking that voicemail is basically irrelevant in a text-driven world. Since that time leaving voicemail has, from a cultural and utilitarian standpoint, continued to slip from dated to obnoxious.

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September 30, 2013 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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Your Commute Is Likely A Cause Of Unhappiness

I stumbled upon a report from the Scandinavian Journal of Economics titled: Stress that doesn’t pay: the commuting paradox. The abstract of the report was, as follows:

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September 24, 2013 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits