My generation is waking up to the fact that we don’t need a lot of material ‘stuff’ to be happy, and that in fact our possessions can act as a drag on our freedom and happiness. But we haven’t yet learned that lesson in the digital world.
As someone who moved to San Francisco about a year ago from Dallas, I was really struck by how progressive everything here was. Silicon Valley seems to be the embodiment of the American Dream, and one of the few places left in the country where you have a good shot at realizing it, especially in Read More
If you’re a regular reader of sxates.com (ha!) you may have noticed that after starting relatively strong, posts have trailed off and are now pretty infrequent. This is a pretty common problem for startup blogs – after you’ve dumped the initial genius thoughts you had that prompted you to start the blog, then you look Read More
Used music stores don’t sell 8-tracks anymore, or cassette tapes. But I’ve found several that sell old records. Something about vinyl gives it an enduring quality.
It’s been probably 15-20 years since I played a record, but having found a couple of local caches of vinyl gold, I decided to give it another go. I don’t know what it is about vinyl, but its a unique music experience for me, that my computers and iphones and zunes just can’t match.
Despite being in the web design business for 8+ years, I have never had a personal or business site during that time. I was always too busy, and didn’t have any trouble finding work, so it never happened. For whatever reason, I’ve decided to go ahead and build my personal presence now. I already have a bunch of topics in my drafts folder, so watch this space for content to come!