How I Work: Jeff Miller, The Curt Jester

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As a counterpoint to the How I Pray series, I’ve challenged other bloggers to answer Lifehacker’s How I Work questions on their own blogs for a kind of ora et labora thing. Now my uber-techie friend Jeff Miller, The Curt Jester, steps up and shames all geeks with his mad power-user skilz, yo. Jeff was [Read More...]

How I Work: Scott Eric Alt

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Scott Eric Alt took up the How I Work challenge. Interesting stuff: What’s your work­place setup like? Very spare and spar­tan, as you can see from the pic at the top left. If I have any kind of tech­nol­ogy around me at all when I write, I will be dis­tracted and never get any­thing done. [Read More...]

How I Work

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The How I Pray series was inspired by Lifehacker’s How I Work series, which asks tech and business folks a set of questions about their work habits.  I decided to answer those questions myself as a counterpart to the prayer series: ora et labora.  Location: The New Jersey Pine Barrens Current Gig: Writer, editor One word [Read More...]

#NetNeutrality Needs to Be Done The Right Way

I wrote some random thoughts about net neutrality last week, and now my commentary for the National Catholic Register is online. Here’s how it begins: Net neutrality is the foundation of a free and open Internet, yet implementing it correctly and legally has been a serious challenge. The idea of net neutrality is simple: An [Read More...]

Should We Be Panicking Over #NetNeutrality Rules?

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No. Stop that already! We’re panicking entirely too quickly and too much about everything. Just relax, pour yourself a bourbon, watch some Rockford Files on Netflix, and chill the heck out. I wrote an analysis piece for the National Catholic Register about the FCC’s move to implement net neutrality rules which can be read here, before the FCC [Read More...]

Verbum Bible Software Gets Into High-School Education

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And they’re giving away $5 million in grants to get schools up and running on their new four-year high-school curriculum, called Lumen. Verbum, the Catholic version of the bestselling Logos Bible Software, has created a program to provide $5 million in grant money to help high schools implement its new religious-education curriculum. The new program [Read More...]

FORCEdraft: Make Yourself Write!

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Some writers need to make daily word counts. These may be personal goals or professional assignments, but we have to make with the words whether or not they’re actually floating around in our heads waiting to spill out on the page (virtual or actual). Writer’s block is a luxury those who write for a living can’t [Read More...]

Five Catholic Things to Listen to on Spotify

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Spotify has a pretty deep archive, but its poor tagging and search features make it difficult to burrow into the more obscure corners and find the weird stuff hidden below pop songs and other junk. Here are five things that may be of interest to Catholics. Pope John Paul II: Mass in English is not a [Read More...]


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