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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 March, 2009

Applying for a job

Monday, March 30th, 2009

This one looks like fun: http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/ofc/1090784605.html My response: Hello, I found your job posting on Craigslist and I would like to start by saying that I am from Syracuse, NY, the birthplace of the Baldwin brothers, and Alec is indeed the only talented Baldwin brother. In addition to this, I love reading and I am […]

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Teaching my dad a lesson

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

So, my dad has a habit of telling my brother things but not me. Last week when we talked I told him I couldn’t make it down to see them then because I was going to Concordia Language Village, and I asked him what he was doing next weekend. He said he wasn’t sure yet […]

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Tweet to Beat

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

Tim Ferris at the 4 hour work week is running a campaign called Tweet to Beat. For every follower he has up to March 30th, 2009, he will donate $3 to donorchoose.org. Tomorrow he will be sending out these coupons to every single follower so that they may each make the donation themselves. All you […]

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By Thomas Frank I just finished reading this book, I wanted to write some of my favorite excerpts from it and then a quick little review. If you decided this is too long to read, please at least do a search for 109 as that page has my favorite quote from the entire book. Here […]

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So the saga really began last November, when I went to the DMV 3 separate times only to be turned away because I didn’t have the right form that no one told me I need the previous time I went there. So I finally got the title, only to have to mail it back to […]

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Concordia Language Villages and Identity

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

Over the weekend I attended Concordia Language Village with some German-speaking friends. It is a language immersion environment, where we spoke German as much as possible with the high school students who attended. To aid in the illusion, we all choose German names (the kids are assigned their’s) and then address each other by them […]

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Writing

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

I don’t write enough. Actual, physical, pen on paper writing. I take notes in class, but that’s only a few hours per week, and for class notes. I’ve got an unused journal sitting in my shelf which I think I will try to start writing in at least 3 times a week. I just thought […]

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Oh spam karma 2, how I love thee

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

Spam karma, its true You block spam so well, thank you Let me count the ways total spam you caught: Eight hundred and one comments Saved me so much work You have cleared my blog of so much annoying spam I’m sad you are gone

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Wow

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

That company with the deceptive craigslist ad actually had the gall to email me back thanking me for replying to their email and telling me I should fill out some form in preparation for the interview. Unbelievable…

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Conundrum

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

So there’s a lawyer and an insurance salesman drowning. You can only save one of them, and you have to decide whether you want to go for lunch, or just coffee. *stolen from an IM with Filefly*

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