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NFA on Gun Control: Bad Taste, Bad Timing, and Bad Logic

I actually wrote this on the evening of Thursday, June 5, 2014 after reading the press release by the National Firearms Association. However, I refrained from posting it, as I felt that the timing was in appropriate. After reading this article, I

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Posted in Life, Moncton, New Brunswick, Personal, Rant, Scary, Society, Stupidity

Deceptive Use of Statistics in Headlines

I was looking at the Apple stock chart on, and saw two apparently contradictory headlines listed:   I knew that it was likely just a case of using different comparison time frames, but it still looked amusing! As I

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Posted in Life, Stupidity, Technology, Trends

The value of an education

Image via Wikipedia I see a great deal of debate recently about the value of higher education, and whether the high cost of university is worth it from a job market/earning power perspective. I have this debate myself recently, seeing

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Posted in Education, Life, Rant, Society

The end of physical books? I hope not!

I was just reading this article on, in which author Nicholas Negroponte, founder of One Laptop per Child, foretells the demise of physical books. I recognize the trend, and can see some reality in what he says. I am

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Posted in Life, My Menu, Personal, Rant, Society, Trends

Of Mosque’s and Book Burnings

When I started writing this post, it was to be somewhat of a rant. As it turns out, it came out more “preachy” than “ranty’. I hope will forgive me, and indulge me just a little 🙂 . Unless you

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Posted in Life, Personal, Society, That's Life

Must love God to be CTO?

I just read a job ad for a CTO that listed the following as a requirement for the position: “Must be committed to offering excellence to God in all you do” I am not sure, but isn’t it illegal to discriminate

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Posted in Life, Society, Stupidity

That’s why you play the game!

I just finished watching the Giants beat the Patriots in the Superbowl. I had not actually intended to watch the game, because I really had little interest in who won. Then I figured, no matter who won, a certain amount

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Posted in Life
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