If I had to pick three genres to be stuck with listening to for the rest of my life, it would be Jazz, Reggae and…
If you have ever worked in a corporate setting this picture will speak to you. If you have never worked in a corporate setting this picture will deter you.
Someone should have shown Ervin McKinness this picture before driving drunk. The up-and-coming rapper reportedly tweeted YOLO (you only live once) before dying minutes later in a high-speed car crash due to drinking and driving. Four people got killed, and he drove 120 mph. My condolences and, see above.
Follow your dreams and life will follow you.
And so it begins. Apple post Jobs is not what it used to be, and I knew it would happen sooner or later.The new iPhone 5 is not that groundbreaking and it feels like just about any other new smartphone: high-tech yes, groundbreaking not so much. The problem with companies like Apple is the visionary-type leader. Once he is gone, no one can really replace him. And then there is the keynote. Steve Jobs would cook up (no pun intended) all kinds of strange innovations and sometimes it was hard for us to see why they would work. Take the iPad: it looked like a big iPhone but Steve convinced us iPads make sense. And now they do.
There is nothing for Samsung to copy now that iPhone has nothing new to revolutionize
– Kumar Indresh
The iPhone 5 keynote by Tim Cook on the other hand felt like any other tech product launch. And the upgrades don’t make sense. It could be that Jobs is not around to tell us why a longer iPhone is better, or it could be because he didn’t design it in the first place. If you own Apple stock, I would contemplate a sale pretty soon. If you don’t, I would contemplate a short-sale pretty soon.
The problem human beings face is not that we aim too high and fail, but that we aim too low and succeed.
You know things are bad when you measure the performance of the economy in the rate of houses seized by banks. Nevertheless, in these sour times it is a good indicator of how screwed we really are. There should be a how-screwed-we-are index for this.
We should probably also spend a minute thinking about why people buy houses they can’t afford. But let’s not rub salt into the wound at this point.