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Macbook Air – My Brief Love Affair

I’ll admit it… I was weak.

Like a middle aged man suddenly forgetting all about his wife and fantasizing about spending time with the young, gorgeous 20-something girl that has shown an interest in him, I was tempted by the seductive thinness of the Macbook Air.

Sure, my Macbook Pro and I have been through a lot together, but still, there was something about that “thin” goodness that appealed to me. I tried to rationalize why I needed one, and for a while, I was able to resist.

But then, I wandered into an Apple store and touched one…

In all seriousness, if you’re a road warrior and are considering purchasing a “thin and light” notebook, you really owe to yourself to go to an Apple store and look at one. The pictures/videos on the internet simply don’t do it justice.

It’s simply an amazingly thin and surprisingly sturdy little machine, and it had to be mine…

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Freaky: Left Brain vs Right Brain

Check this out:

Right Brain / Left Brain

Can you make it switch?

Something to Ponder: Randy Pausch ‘Last Lecture’

This has been making its way around the intertubes. Carnegie-Mellon has been doing a series of lectures called the “Last Lecture,” where speakers would talk about whatever subject they thought important if this was the last presentation they would ever give.

One of their CS professors, though, is dying, and this is his last lecture.

Randy Pausch Lecture

The video is nearly two hours long, but you’ll want to set aside enough time to sit through the entire thing.

Yeah, I know, there are probably a lot of other things you could do with that time, but you won’t regret it.

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