Friday, December 17, 2010

25.) Programming is the new literacy

...or, at least, if not programming, then the ability to fluidly adapt technologies to specific situations.  Thanks to the ubiquity of technology, tomorrow's generations will be stratified according to the depth of their understanding of technology.  Don't believe me?  Go browse the list of programming gurus who top Forbes' list of the world's richest people.

Monday, December 13, 2010

24.) Don't give the Joneses a second thought.  You haven't seen their credit history.

Friday, December 10, 2010

23.) When two people share something, let one person do the dividing, and let the other choose their portion first.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

"The things you own end up owning you."
- Tyler Broden

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

22.) Live beneath your means.  Far beneath your means. 

At some point in most people's lives, they realize that their possessions have become a hinderance, rather than a comfort.

Monday, December 6, 2010

21.) Whenever a heated debate erupts over a question of "either / or," the answer is almost always "both / and."

Creation or evolution?  Did anyone ever stop to consider how insipid it would be for an omnipotent and omniscient being to create a static and unchanging race to inhabit an ever-changing world?

I personally like to think of this as the "brunch principal."