Monthly Archives: March 2013

Intriguing New Ad Campaign for Captain Morgan Rum: A Pirate’s Life for Me!

I recently had a chance to view the first ad in the new ad campaign for Captain Morgan’s Rum, “A Pirate’s Life for Me!”. The production values and sheer effort (there were over 450 extras involved and they built a replica of Captain Morgan’s ship, The Satisfaction) that went into making this 60 second ad […]

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House of Shorts – The Reward

http://houseofshorts.com/thereward/ This is probably one of the best animated short films I’ve seen in a while. Treasure, adventure and friendship are all here in a ten minute package.

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A Good Example of a Bank

Dan Ariely provides an example of bank doing the right thing.

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Hey Government! You’re Doing it Wrong! [The Invisible Hand – Episode Eight: The Paradox of Thrift]

“… there is a concept in economics called The Paradox of Thrift. It’s the idea that when everyone in an economy saves money, all at the same time, it can actually result in a loss of savings. If no one’s spending, then no one’s earning either.” This was a real “ah ha!” moment for me […]

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Proper Responses to Women (People)

Originally posted on Whatever:
I already made this observation over at Twitter, but it’s worth repeating here, as it has relevance to several current events: If your response to a woman doing something you don’t like is to threaten her with rape and death, she’s not the problem. I know. Seems obvious. And yet! Apparently…

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A little Java coding for your amusement (and to build character).

Bonding http://xkcd.com/1188/

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In defense of purposeless writing

Originally posted on bottledworder:
I have been wondering, like many a scattered soul on the blogosphere, about what it might mean to write aimlessly. By aimlessly I mean to write without a specific purpose such as to sell, to build a resume, to add to a larger work, or to vent. When I browse posts…

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