Monthly Archives: August 2009

It’s Not About Money

Better a debtor than pay with a coin that does not bear our image! – Friedrich Nietzsche I’ve never been motivated by money. Well, that’s not entirely true. I have been motivated by money to the extent that having money, … Continue reading

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Heidegger, Hölderlin, and Ronell – or – What Sticks in the Craw

Funny what sticks in the craw. I was doing a search for this pamphlet, Theory of Poverty, Poverty of Theory, a strange, Situationist tract that I bought in Berkeley long ago, when I came across the abstract for Avital Ronell’s … Continue reading

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Internet Marketing and The Numbers Game

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Doing What You Want to Do

There’s a book called The Myth of Freedom by Chogyam Trungpa. It’s message is fairly straightforward: Everyone thinks of “freedom” in terms of “doing what you want to do.” What this formulation represses is the fact that we cannot free … Continue reading

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PodCamp 4 Boston: My “Me Too” Thoughts and Reflections

1. Step Up The presenter didn’t materialize at the first session I attended, “How do you measure the impact of social media?” I stepped up and ran the session. Most of the people stayed. (Thanks everybody!) Together we created a … Continue reading

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New Podcast Episode: Let It All Hang Out. Or Don’t.

I’ve posted the 3rd installment of Matthew T. Grant’s Smallish Circle Podcast. Although the original concept of this thing was to feature my amazing friends and amazing stories from their amazing lives, this episode actually focuses on the trouble I’ve … Continue reading

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A Brief History of #onewordwednesday

About three months ago, I wanted to see if I could launch a trending hashtag and the hashtag I hit on was #onewordwednesday. My first tweet containing that hashtag read, “meme #onewordwednesday.” I quickly discovered that I was not the … Continue reading

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