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New Beginnings

Nine years ago I started this blog to document my personal history. The objective was to chronicle my daily life so that years into the future I and perhaps others could look back and marvel at my growth and development. And for many years, I was quite diligent with keeping up the blog. Even after blogging became mainstream and co-workers found out about the blog after being profiled in the Chicago Tribune. Yes, that was definitely a highlight. So what happened? Why did I lose my way? Well two main reasons. The first is that as my blog became more […]

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The Future of Reputation

For anyone concerened with their online reputation, they should consider reading: The Future of Reputation: Gossip, Rumor, and Privacy on the Internet written by George Washington University Law School Professor Daniel J. Solove. You can purchase online via amazon or you can read in full via Solove’s website. Below is a synopsis: Teeming with chatrooms, online discussion groups, and blogs, the Internet offers previously unimagined opportunities for personal expression and communication. But there’s a dark side to the story. A trail of information fragments about us is forever preserved on the Internet, instantly available in a Google search. A permanent […]

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Commenters

Apologies to anyone who left a comment in the last few months. In my haste to rid my blog of spam comments, I accidentally deleted your comments and efforts to restore have failed. Sorry!

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5 Year Blog Anniversary

My blog is 5 years old today. Will I be here in another 5 years? I’d like to think so, but in that blogging has become more mainstream and corporate, I am more conscious of what I share for fear of being dooced or simply unintentionally hurting people. Thus, if it gets to the point where I can no longer be authentic, I’ll give it up. In interim, raw fear is still what I feel.

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Sold Out

In addition to a profile on LinkedIn, you can also now find me on social networking sites Facebook and myspace. Of course, anything worth saying will be said here first.

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