Ramblings from a Boston Boy stuck in New York
Monthly Archives: October 2010
31-October-2010Posted by on
I’m going to try something – every week I’ll post a short quote – something inspirational or though-provoking – just for you all to think about. Here’s the first one:
I would say that the quality of each man’s life is the full measure of that man’s commitment of excellence and victory – whether it be football, whether it be business, whether it be politics or government or what have you.
– Vince Lombardi
29-October-2010Posted by on
This article is about an argument I’ve been having for years with my NY friends, family, and coworkers. The guys at howiGit did a great job putting fingers to keyboard and finding a way to provide a quantifiable argument. I may not agree with them – I’ve left comment for them in fact – but I think it’s a great article nonetheless. It should spark some fierce debate.
via howiGit’s Blog
24-October-2010Posted by on
I recently read the following article on Boston.com – UConn scores by spending more – The Boston Globe. As a UMass Amherst alumnus, I am extremely disappointed to hear that my alma mater is hurting so badly and slipping down the charts with regards to its academic and research performance. This school, which has graduated myself, my wife, my sister, my brother-in-law, and my brother, was once one of the best institutions of higher learning in Massachusetts. Now, from all accounts, it’s littered with run down buildings, sub par research facilities and students who are not necessarily the cream of the crop.
I implore you to follow UConn’s lead and empower the athletic department to start raising money for the rest of the university. Make your flagship university just that – THE most sought after university in Massachusetts! Build your OSU, your University of North Carolina, your Michigan! Read more of this post
21-October-2010Posted by on
As a follow-up to our product review of 15ft HDMI cables, we found that technology and how-to site How-To Geek has put together a great primer on the difference between VGA, Composite, DVI, HDMI, and DisplayPort cables and connectors. They also get into the nitty-gritty of why you would want to use one type over the other and offer their recommendation at the end. Read more of this post
20-October-2010Posted by on
The good folks over at Eating Everywhere (full disclosure: I do write an occasional review over there) are running a Best Wings Contest with the winner receiving a free copy of the Anheuser-Busch Cookbook: Great Food, Great Beer (a $25 value).
So show your support BDR-readers and jump on in on this great contest! Nominations can be made through November 12th. Visit the link below to enter the contest!