What bag did I choose for our world trek?

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Originally I bought a Deuter 50L bag (in the SF REI) with an attached (zip on) daypack. It came with a harness that had thick cushioning straps and a strong frame for back support. Luckily, we decided to test the bags out on our final trip to DC to visit family and friends. During that test I…
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9 Ways to start learning about (or investing in) startups and entreprenuers

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“I’m looking to start investing in (and learning about) startups. Where should I start?” I get this question a lot, so I figured a blog post may the optimal way to answer it moving forward. Of course, it goes without saying that investing in – well – anything really, comes with its own sets of…
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Wolfram Alpha: Product Spotlight

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Wolfram Alpha calls itself a “computational knowledge engine” and was spun out of “Mathematica,” a mathematically intensive formula and graphing calculator on steroids. Although amazingly powerful, Wolfram Alpha is not widely known, though you may already be using it. Its one of the data engines behind Siri – and one of the few Siri systems you…
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3 reasons why I’m bullish on extensions, plus a better scheduling app.

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Scheduling time to meet with someone is one of those things that’s just hard enough to be annoying, but probably not complex enough to need a whole new tool to simplify it. It’s one of those problems that makes for a perfect example of how-to, or how-not-to, create a great product. Often in the product…
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