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I'm Mike Pope. I live in the Seattle area. I've been a technical writer and editor for over 30 years. I'm interested in software, language, music, movies, books, motorcycles, travel, and ... well, lots of stuff.

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The skills proper to a college education are critical thinking, rigorous interpretation, and sensitivity to perspectives, alternatives and complexities. Such skills don't pay off immediately and they're in a sense value-neutral, but they're what we need to become more thoughtful, reflective, effective, and actively moral people in the longer run.

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First entry - 6/27/2003
Most recent entry - 1/18/2019

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Posts - 2543
Comments - 2592
Hits - 2,112,254

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Entries/day - 0.45
Comments/entry - 1.02
Hits/day - 372

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  11:09 AM

A slight pecularity of our work is that the company has no official holidays between New Year's Day and Memorial Day. I mean, how are we going to celebrate National President's Day Sale if we have to go to work?

Let Me Save You $40: Here’s How to Be Happy. A kind of "eat less, exercise more" (ie, common sense) version of how to improve your life. It leads off with this attention-getting advice: "1. Stop Being a Dick" [via ... I forget, sorry]

Customer review. Amazon reviews for the BiC Kugelschreiber Cristal. [via Colleague Alec]

Guitar Rising. Guitar Hero that teaches you to play for real. Note that you have to go to the product site to see the demo video. I must say, I'm kinda tempted. [via Son Zack]

James Bond fanatic creates underwater car. "Sadly, those taken by the sQuba may never be able to get their hands on it as there are no plans to put it into production."



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