Quotable: Randy Pausch on Experience

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"Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted," Randy Pausch. In the words of The Rolling Stones, "you can't always get what you want." But if we keep those lyrics rolling, you find sometimes "you get what you need." I don't like it when things don't work according to plan. I … [Continue reading...]

Why I Adore My Most Popular Post of 2013

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The most popular post I wrote in 2013 has continued surprising me every time I review this site's stats. I adore the post, not necessarily because of its contents or even because of the traffic it has generated (although that's fabulous). I love the post because it proves that this site is doing … [Continue reading...]

10 Tips for Participating in Dizzying Twitter Chats

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It never fails. Each week during a regularly-scheduled Twitter chat in which I participate, someone (usually someone new to the chat) comments about how difficult it is to “keep up” with the fast pace of the posts. I admit that participating in online chats can be a dizzying at first, but the … [Continue reading...]