TT thread about "Fast Food workers demanding $15/hr"
- Aug 28, 2013 ToledoTalk.com thread.
My only thought:
It might be fast, but it ain't food.
If the strikes disrupt business, the U.S. obesity rate might slow a little.
It's an odd time to strike when everywhere in the U.S. now has local produce in...
- Nov 10, 2017 - #business #food #health #politics
Toledo's xenophobic attitude
- (My comment in a Sep/Oct 2013 ToledoTalk.com thread.)
Surprisingly, or maybe not, anti-foreign thinking is too prevalent in Toledo, Ohio, especially since we're now in the second decade of the 21st century.
Mayoral candidate Anita Lopez played the ...
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- Nov 10, 2017 - #toledo #politics #business #moronism
Old smoking ban post - 2004
- #todo finish editing links, etc.
The government will never make tobacco illegal, because they receive too much tax revenue from it, and the states enjoy the tobacco settlement money. That's the absurdity of what the government is doing, by banning...
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- Nov 10, 2017 - #todo #toledo #business #politics #moronism
Toledo Region Branding Initiative
- (My slightly modified Apr 5, 2014 comment to a ToledoTalk thread about branding the Toledo region.)
I say, credit media mogul EconCat88 for igniting this latest trend in branding Toledo's image.
Last fall and this winter, Blade columnists and the B...
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- Nov 10, 2017 - #toledo #business #socialmedia #advertising #marketing #design
Blade columnist's petty writing skills
- (My Apr 6, 2014 comment to a Toledo Talk thread)
In Burris's Apr 6, 2014 column, this line that he wrote is hilarious:
The Treeces faced mostly open minds.
Really? Maybe that depends upon the definition of "mostly."
Excerpts from Burris's No...
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- Nov 10, 2017 - #toledo #media #moronism #politics #business
GitHub info for newbies
- And Git in general.
After creating new repository through the Web browser at GitHub, do the following at the command prompt on local machine t...
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- Aug 06, 2017 - #github #programming #versioncontrol #business #collaboration #gtd
Journalists' Goal for 2017: Produce Fake News
- So it seems, at least at some media orgs.
The problem is that many journalists use their filter bubble on Media Twitter to share bogus stories, produced by allegedly acceptable media orgs. The Media Twitter echo chamber is part of the fake news pro...
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- Jan 11, 2017 - #media #legal #business #moronism
Slow News Movement and Charging for Content
- Slow News Movement
In July 2016, I thought of an idea called the Slow News Movement, patterned after the Slow Food Movement.
For consuming news, the Slow News Movement would mean focusing less on so-called breaking news and preferring stories that...
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- Oct 19, 2016 - #media #design #business
The case for print journalism
- Sep 10, 2016 - Politico - Why Print News Still Rules - "Ive been an online journalist for 20 yearsand still, youll have to pry my newspaper from my cold dying hands."
I get most of my news from the Web as it flows to my desktop, my tablet, my pho...
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- Sep 20, 2016 - #media #business #design #history #web #mobile #socialmedia #book
How Development Seed builds websites
- #jekyll - #programming - #web - #design - #business
- Sep 17, 2016 - #jekyll #programming #web #design #business
Full service car wash at Russ' Auto Wash
- We live in West Toledo, and we use Russ' Auto Wash, located at Secor and Laskey, which provides interior and exterior cleaning options.
Russ' Auto Wash has been providing auto wash services in the Toledo area over sixty years.
Two locations prov...
- Sep 12, 2016 - #toledo #local #business
Media thinks video will save its industry
- "To serve advertisers, digital media companies are shifting away from text and pictures toward video, a hard move for small web properties with few resources"
(Brian Feldman/New York Magazine) - 2016-08-28T00:45:0
#writing #media #business #adve...
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- Aug 28, 2016 - #writing #media #business #advertising #video #moronism