## ODonnellWeb – Category misc

Nobody should have 90 percent of the book market

Posted on 12/13/2018 in misc • Tagged with Amazon, Books

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This tweet, from one of the founders of 37 Signals and Basecamp, is in reference to their new book, It Doesn't Have to be Crazy at Work.

Those sales numbers are obscene, even for a book whose built in audience is probably slightly more likely to buy from Amazon than …


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Where is Chris today

Posted on 12/12/2018 in misc • Tagged with Personal

Look up. There is a very good chance I'm in the air. My day:(all times EST)

  • 6 AM: Fly to Los Angeles via Atlanta
  • 3 PM: Arrive in LA, rent car and drive 2 hours to client
  • 7 PM: 60 minute meeting with client
  • 8 PM: Drive back to …

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State Funded Racism is Alive and Well in 2018

Posted on 12/11/2018 in misc • Tagged with Politics, History

This article about current government expenditures to maintain monuments to racism is remarkable. At a time when basic government functions such as education and public safety are underfunded coast to coast, US government entities are spending millions maintaining pro-Confederate memorials and monuments to racism.

Jefferson Davis Home and Presidential Library …


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Bohemian Rhapsody

Posted on 12/10/2018 in misc • Tagged with Movies

One word review: Meh

Short review: Better song than a movie

It's not a bad movie. I think most people that spend $12 a ticket on it will leave the theater satisfied. Rami Malek should get an Oscar nod for his portayal of Freddie Mercury. But ultimately the movie left …


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Tattooed Millionaire

Posted on 12/09/2018 in misc • Tagged with Music

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Tattooed Millionaire is Bruce Dickinson's first solo album. In 1990 I was one year out of college and fully immersed in the Atlanta music scene while making an attempt to grow beyond my 80s metal roots. That attempt would not stick and eventually I would fully embrace the fact that …


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Amazon Primeless

Posted on 12/08/2018 in misc • Tagged with Internet, Amazon

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I let my Amazon Prime membership expire in late November. I honestly expected to miss it. I haven't. It turns out some of the regular health and beauty type stuff we had on auto ship with Prime is actually cheaper from Walmart.com. I managed to complete my Christmas shopping …


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