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The Gig Economy Is Fine for Gigs

Recently, there has been a lot of hand wringing about the so-called Gig Economy. For those of you who don’t know the term, the concept of the gig economy is businesses and labor that operate on a per gig, that is per single transaction, basis.

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Colorado Express Lane Transponder Free – Sort Of

Not long ago, I, like many other Coloradoans, bit the bullet, and ponied up $35 for a “switchable transponder,” so that I could use the express lanes for free while carpooling. Wait. That probably doesn’t make too much sense. Let’s back up. Free, But You

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Amazon Prime Day Worth It This Time?

Last year, Amazon made a big deal out of its 20th Anniversary by starting “Amazon Prime” day. The idea was that there would be huge sales and lots of savings and everyone would love Amazon and Amazon Prime. The trouble was that any decent sales

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How Can Twitter Not Be Profitable

Something keeps bothering me about Twitter losing money. The company claims 330 million active monthly users. If they were overly optimistic, or using a very generous definition of “active,” lets cut that in half to 150 million active users each month. Now, if they could

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Why Won’t Code Editors Print?

I’ve been working on various types of web development for years now. In that time, I’ve used several text editors, code editors, integrated development environments (IDE), or other software coding tools. Some of them I used by choice after hearing great things, others I was

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My New MacBook Pro

So, I finally broke down and bought a MacBook Pro. I did it for two reasons. First, I had a little netbook a few years ago that I really liked, but the battery wouldn’t charge anymore and they wanted almost $100 for a new one.