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Thursday, February 28th 2013

Monday, December 26th 2011

It is the key to modern life. If you are immune to boredom, there is literally nothing you cannot accomplish.

— David Foster Wallace, The Pale King. And I try, I really do!

Sunday, October 16th 2011

Words to live by. Far too many people forget undercutting the ‘competition’ is a sure way to make all of us miserable and engaged in a race to the bottom that ruins any economy. We all must be fair — we shouldn’t just demand fairness from bosses, clients, politicians and other authorities; but indeed practice fair pay and fair prices in our daily work whenever we find ourselves in a position to set or accept terms.

And as far as free work is concerned, I’d stress it is something you should only do for a demonstrably non-profit organization or as a reciprocal favor for a friend. Pedro Quintas