Lessons to be Learned Here

To know me is to know that I frequently take the opportunity to let the snark fly, as illustrated below. And yeah, while it amuses me (and likely others) to take the opportunity to prod at the companies that oppose things like gay marriage (or other forms of social advancement), there’s actually something to be learned from this.

The lesson is: if you are involved in social media, no matter which side you take in a controversy, some segment of the population will tear you a new asshole.

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2011’s Reading List


The Four-Hour Body by Tim Ferriss

Ferriss left me thinking a lot about hacking in 2011. Not just one’s body, but everything. I didn’t put much of this into practice in 2011, but for 2012, I’ll be trying more of it.

Crush It! by Gary Vaynerchuk

Left me saying “fuck yeah!” and inspired me greatly. This is one of those, like King’s On Writing… that I will probably read every year or two.

SuperFreakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

Didn’t have the same impact as the first.

What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures by Malcolm Gladwell

Gladwell continues to be one of my favorite non-fiction writers, and this is a collection of his shorter essays. Good stuff.

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