The Blog of Justin Loutsch

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I'm Justin, and I live in Boston. I'm a huge geek into process automation and work reduction, and am also an editor at Eat Your Serial. Thanks for dropping by!

Archive for the 'Life' Category

A Balance of Skills

Friday, February 12th, 2010

Unsure about job future

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Thanksgiving Dinner in Seoul

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

My coworkers and I had all been looking for a dinner to go, but most of them were on Thursday and out of the question due to working til 9. Cooking dinner ourselves was out of the question as none of our apartments have ovens. I came home that night and googled to see what […]

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Automating My Life

Sunday, October 25th, 2009

Over the last 5 or 6 years I’ve been reading Ramit Sethi’s blog I Will Teach You to Be Rich, and from here I’ve gained a lot of useful information. I bought his book of the same title in June and am halfway through it. I am excited now to finally have a job and […]

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My last semester

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

So my semester is welcomed. The new year started out rough, breaking up with my girlfriend and then going through the fallout of all that. Then I came back to Minneapolis and took it easy for the first 2 weeks, and after that I went back to my old internship to help them migrate their […]

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US Bank Overdraft "Protection"

Monday, July 14th, 2008

So I’d like to just quickly complain about the overdraft protection provided by US Bank.  I went to my branch last summer after being charged $35 for my account going into the negative, I wanted to get the overdraft line of protection onto my account so I could avoid this problem in the future.  The […]

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Learning Latin

Monday, June 16th, 2008

So I found out a few months ago that my little brother has to start taking a language next year. His school offers Spanish, French, and Latin. Its a catholic school, so offering Latin is not a huge surprise. BUT, he chose to take Latin because he is dyslexic, and apparently Latin would be easier […]

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A slacker culture at Austrian universities?

Wednesday, June 11th, 2008

Streber is the German word for someone who is an overachiever, or a showoff. It is definitely a negative word, as described to me by a friend, who spent 4 years in the US and has no accent. Whenever she speaks, people give her dirty looks because they are jealous that their English is not […]

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My (mixed) feelings about being abroad

Saturday, January 12th, 2008

So, I probably haven’t told you guys this.  Pretty much the only person I’ve told is Danielle.  I really do love being here, I think its a great step for me, my education, and towards developing my skills and personality.  At the same time, its the hardest thing I’ve ever done.  It is so difficult […]

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Reading on the decline in the US?

Friday, November 30th, 2007

I’ve read a number of articles lately about Americans are reading less altogether now than they did in 1982.  The first thing I find a bit funny about this is that these are in print media, and while I’m reading it on the Internet, the fact is, I’m reading it.  I still believe that a […]

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Falling Apart

Sunday, November 25th, 2007

So I don’t know how many of you know this, but over the summer I was seeing a chiropractor for some back pain.  I went to the doctor here about 2 or 3 weeks ago now here in Graz to see about going to a chiropractor, but first she had me get some X-rays.  So […]

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