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Oct. 25 Local Authors Scene Gathering – Prince William Co Poet Laureate Robert Scott, Alexandria

The next Local Authors Scene gathering is at the John Marshall Library 6209 Rose Hill Dr, Alexandria, VA, Sat. Oct. 25 1-3pm. Our guest speaker will be Robert Scott, Poet Laureate of Prince William County. Rumor is that he’s quite … Continue reading

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Washington Post turns into Amazon.com

Some people are baffled by the purchase of the Post by Jeff Bezos, the creator of Amazon.com, wondering why he’d buy a ‘sinking ship.’ But I don’t think the ship is sinking. The Post gets hundreds of thousands of eyeballs … Continue reading

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Episode 1: Budget Justified (excerpt)

For more details about “Budget Justified,” the book & movie about working in FAA offices, see the Budget Justified web site. INT. WINDOW Shot out of a second story window of Federal Agency Headquarters. Looking down, we see BARRY, a … Continue reading

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The Future of Empowerment is Your Story

In the future, we will have too many humans overpopulating the earth, resulting in the cessation of requests for grandchildren from nosy in-laws. Women will realize that children are not inevitable, freeing them to engage in creative non-mommy communities and … Continue reading

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When women hide their online presence, the Terrorists/Stalkers win

This is an issue that came up last week in an athletic group I coach. One of the women didn’t want her name listed in the results on the web for fear of stalkers (I think fear of a particular … Continue reading

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Women Have to Do It Differently

But not because of their skills. Because of the way the rest of society perceives them. A colleague of mine recently told me he got some computer science students to work for him for free this summer. I’ve interviewed interns … Continue reading

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Time to get back to our regularly scheduled programming

Programming in Ruby on Rails. I’ve been away from the code while finishing up the printed book version of Budget Justified. Even converted it to Kindle & Nook format – which was much quicker and less tedious than I expected, … Continue reading

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This is a Test of the Goodreads Broadcast System

I just linked my Goodreads account http://goodreads.com/CrowdPublishTV to my blog. I thought commenting on Goodreads would update my blog, but perhaps it’s the other way around.

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Here’s all my current Social Media info… for today

I won’t guarantee that it won’t change tomorrow. It’s been so long since I’ve blogged that I’d forgotten my username and password. Let’s put the important stuff first: http://facebook.com/CrowdPublishTV http://twitter.com/CrowdPublishTV https://goodreads.com/CrowdPublishTV and of course http://CrowdPublish.TV Over the past month I’ve … Continue reading

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I brought my friend in San Francisco to an event in Washington. While my friend was in his house

Over the weekend I tried an experiment with virtual presence. Soon we will be making friends over the internet, integrating them into our lives in spite of the physical distance between us. In fact, I’m doing that now. I met … Continue reading

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