Choose Your Battles!

October 23, 2012

Choose your battles. We have all heard those words of advice. As parents, we don’t want to be tyrants, raising our children with no sense of “self”. We strive to be fair and reasonable.

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Your Reputation Is Made Every Day

July 24, 2012

The job is never done. You want your public to know you are the “good guys.” You offer friendly, expert, conscientious service for a fair price — not offering impossible dreams at an impossible “bargain.” But the public doesn’t pay attention very well; if it sees you as a health club and associates the “health [...]

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Web Wunderkind

February 13, 2012

OVERSTATED: Todd Krizelman and Stephan Paternot, theglobe.com Theglobe.com’s co-founders seem to get more attention simply for being young (both are 25) Net entrepreneurs, rather than for anything new or interesting their homepage/chat/ecommerce outfit has done.

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Blinded with Silence

January 18, 2012
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Firms about to go public zip up and hide during a so-called “quiet period” – but don’t blame the SEC. Like X-ray glasses and anti-gravity boots, pre-IPO “quiet periods” seem to defy the laws of nature. Normally, startups will do anything to grab attention. Short of dressing a CEO in a chicken suit, no gimmick [...]

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PCs put video production at your fingertips

January 5, 2012

A seismic shift is occurring in the world of video production that promises to provide small business with the ability to create and distribute professional looking video presentations for an extremely low cost.

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It’s getting ugly on Canadian newsgroups. Part 2

November 18, 2011

One result of this experience is that my perception of USENET has changed. The first thing I have learned is that people on USENET are very selective, and indeed, hypocritical, as to who they choose to abuse. If you look at the Canadian general discussion group (can.general) for the two weeks that followed my posting, [...]

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It’s getting ugly on Canadian newsgroups. Part 1

November 18, 2011

A lot of people, new to the Internet, venture into the area known as USENET, eager to participate in the promise that it brings. A lot of people _ including me _ are sold on the idea that the ability to commu-nicate with people around the world on particular topics, is a new, powerful, and [...]

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About Freedom Candles

October 21, 2011

Freedom Candle was first manufactured in a small barn in the town of Granby, CT. It was started by my wife Laura who decided to begin to make her own wax pies and jar candles because she thought she could put as much scent as she wanted in each jar candle so she could make [...]

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Is Big Brother on-line?

August 19, 2011

As the Internet becomes a more important part of working life, have you considered who may be watching you? There’s lots of hype about the Internet’s security risks, and people continue to have a number of concerns — mostly about the safety of using credit cards on-line. Yet there are more fundamental issues that you [...]

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