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Riding the T with dEE

November 30, 2007


Another installation from my commuting friend, dEE (she's a bit frustrated this morning, wonder what happened on the T)... OK. Riding the T with dEE continues as I express my frustration regarding T Etiquette among Americans and gen xyz-ers in par...

You Are What You Drink

November 29, 2007


In this study by Nielsen, my generation is referred to as the "millenials." It's all about what we're drinking now and how those trends have changed over time. Essentially, it says: "Ten years ago, beer accounted for 59% of this group???s alcoholic ...

Does the StupidFilter Work Offline, too?

November 20, 2007


Just read this article in Fortune about the StupidFilter, a service "that promises to do to idiotic online comments what a spam filter does to junk and unwanted e-mail: put it in a place where it can't hurt anyone anymore." This all leaves me thin...

Hello, I want a Mac

November 16, 2007


Simply put, the Mac vs. PC commercials are awesome. Of course we all know about the cult of Mac followers. But when I think of Mac users, it brings to mind images or graphic designers, hip college students and other hipster creative types. So, jus...

Gen Y Goes to Work

November 14, 2007


Fortune has a great story on "Attracting the Twentysomething Worker." The author, a Gen Yer herself, says of the group: "They're ambitious, they're demanding and they question everything, so if there isn't a good reason for that long commute or la...

Not So Boring… Wall Street News

November 7, 2007


This is something I've been meaning to write about for a while: WallStrip takes something that isn't all that fun or interesting to GenXYZ - financial and market news - and makes it, well, not-so-boring. Now, before you start to argue that GenXYZ'...