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About swissarmybill

Duct tape aficionado, habitual Boy Scout, aspiring techie

This book gives me a headache!

I’m not a book club sort of person.  When a title called “Letting Go? Sharing Historical Authority in a User-Generated World” was brought to my attention at work, it was briefly described with questions like “Can everyone be a historian?  … Continue reading

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an unwelcome ungulate

November 6, 2011, around 8:40 AM.  Driving to work in the relatively new Scion.  In sight of the entrance to my place of work, and I have last minute preparations for a volunteer appreciation day, which I’m to emcee.  Bursting … Continue reading

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A change of pace

It’s been about 5 years since buying a Chevy Malibu Maxx, a car masquerading as a station wagon.  Seemed to be a good idea at the time.  I wanted something not-too-big, but not-too-small, decent on fuel efficiency, not too high … Continue reading

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Seeing with different eyes

   When I was around 10 years old, my dad’s parents sold their house –their first, which my grandfather had built.  In their new home they had, as long as I can remember, a lamp made of tools.  I used … Continue reading

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(Cyber)Space…my next frontier

So here I am, exploring a far-from-final frontier.  I’ve learned quite a bit about Web 1.0 from roughly 10 years of writing and managing several websites, and now, it’s time to start learning about Web 2.0. OK, so I’m not … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to After you read this, you should delete and write your own post, with a new title above. Or hit Add New on the left (of the admin dashboard) to start a fresh post. Here are some suggestions … Continue reading

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