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The Answer Is Just A Click Away

How much tech is too much? How many of our gadgets are solving the annoyances of others? Dave Pell realised something gloomy about our fanciest tools: we’re happier without a lot of them.


I Kissed An iPad And I Liked It

We thought Dave Pell’s musings on the original iPad in 2010 still ring true today, so we figured we’d share. Enjoy.


They Know You're Reading This

I was recently complaining to a teller at my bank that the another bank down the street had given my three-year-old daughter a stuffed horse for nothing more than walking past the front door. I jokingly asked her what gifts my own bank would be willing to offer to compete for the affections of my daughter. Then I said, “Oh, you probably don’t like it when I mention the competition when I’m in here, eh?”


Is The Internet God?

How could god let this happen?


Discovering The Maximum Velocity Of Twitter

As a kid at my local county fair, I used to ride a roller coaster that rumbled around a circular track as songs like Foreigner’s Urgent blasted through a set of giant speakers.


100 People I Hate On Facebook

The friending, the liking, the status updating: sooner or later we all grow to hate it, but we can’t stop.



I Can’t Keep It In My Pants

On the day of the San Francisco Giants World Series parade, I headed to the corner of California and Montgomery where I was sure I had a good vantage to watch the players roll by in their rubber-wheeled cable cars.



What Happens In Facebook Stays In Facebook

It was the first time in his life Isaac didn’t want to go to Vegas.