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Netflix | Reference Guide on our Freedom & Responsibility Culture

September 29, 2010

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The following is a presentation from Netflix’ “Why Join Netflix?” http://www.netflix.com/Jobs?lnkceData=22&lnkce=ftrlnk&trkid=992959. I was so impressed, I transcribed the whole thing below the slide presentation. Reed Hastings has been commended for the kind of company Netflix has become. Reading below, I can see why. It’s amazing how much “I’ve been saying this…” at my church… Culture […]

The Sabbath | Notes & Review

September 27, 2010

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Abraham Joshua Heschel. The Sabbath: its meaning for modern man. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1951, 1979. (118 pages) [VIA: This is one one of the few books in my library where every page is worth quoting. Below is a small sliver of quotes that hopefully summarize each heading; though their mere abstraction does an injustice […]

American Teen | Notes & Review

September 26, 2010

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http://www.americanteenthemovie.com [PG-13] — VIA — A bit voyeuristic, this documentary may be more accurately entitled “White Mid-Western American Teen.” I mean no disregard to the producers or the subjects of the film by that qualification, but simply as an observation regarding the geographical and cultural locale of teens involved in this film. There are some […]

TED Talks Worth Talking About | Chris Anderson: How web video powers global innovation

September 23, 2010

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http://www.ted.com/talks/chris_anderson_how_web_video_powers_global_innovation.html There are 9 billion people coming our way. Dancers have created a whole global laboratory online. Kids in Japan are taking moves from a YouTube video created in Detroit, building on it within days and releasing a new video, while teenagers in California are taking the Japanese video and remixing it to create a […]

Leaving Church | Notes & Review

September 20, 2010

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Barbara Brown Taylor. Leaving Church: A Memoir of Faith. HarperOne, 2006. (252 pages) “You do not have to die in order to discover the truth of this teaching, in other words. You only need to lose track of who you are, or who you thought you were suppose to be…” (xiii) Finding The only thing […]

Forget What You Know About Good Study Habits

September 20, 2010

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Forget What You Know About Good Study Habits, NYTimes.com, September 6, 2010. A few quotes worth highlighting: For instance, instead of sticking to one study location, simply alternating the room where a person studies improves retention. So does studying distinct but related skills or concepts in one sitting, rather than focusing intensely on a single […]

Poets, Prophets, & Preachers | Notes & Review

September 17, 2010

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As I listen through the presentations, I’ll be taking notes, and inserting my notes within brackets [VIA: …]. Please note that this is not an exact transcript. I take full responsibility for any misrepresentation of content. https://www.robbell.com/work/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=3 1 – The Original Guerilla Theatre We’re gathered here because it’s time to reclaim the sermon. It’s a […]