Steve Kurtz
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Do Yourself a Favor – Read your SPAM

December 30th, 2019

SPAM. It’s ugly. No one wants it. And it can be downright hurtful. At least SPAM of the email variety. The likes of Comquest, AHOL, Veryson, Yeehoo (names changed to protect their privacy – hereafter CAVitY), know this and want to make you, the customer, happy. CAVitY’s idea of making you happy is to block […]

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When you Lead with a Lie

April 25th, 2019

These memes have some truths in common: They were both shared on Facebook by friends of mine (I hope they are reading this). Each friend is on opposite sides of the political spectrum. Neither friend is the author of either meme. Both friends saw fit to share these memes as-is, with no explanation or opinion […]

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Driving for a Cause

July 16th, 2018

A couple of months ago, I signed up to drive for Uber (backstory here). For me, it’s not so much about the money (though a little extra pocket change doesn’t hurt).  I’ve always enjoyed driving, and this seemed to be a way to put driving to a purpose.  I can’t do it a lot because […]

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Ubear

May 10th, 2018

I went and did it.  I signed up to drive for Uber. When Uber first came out, I thought it would be a cool thing to drive for them. When I finally got round to actually trying it, I found my car was older than their 12 year old limit, and I didn’t qualify.  So […]

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Google vs. ISIS

May 16th, 2016

While the world debates combating terrorism, Google is trying to DO something about it.

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Hubble Math

February 16th, 2016

I saw a photo of Earth where the author claimed the photo was taken from the Hubble Telescope.  That irked me, because to take photos of the universe, the Hubble needs a very narrow field of view.  If we were to point Hubble at Earth, we’d see only a small fraction of the surface. That […]

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Global Warming

February 18th, 2015

I think I just found the cause of Global Warming.

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Cape May-Lewes Ferry

February 1st, 2015

A leisurely cruise on the Cape May-Lewes Ferry.

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Watermelon Pirate Ship

August 22nd, 2012

A Watermelon Pirate Ship,  created for the Cast Party of “To Be a Pirate“.  Complete with a crows nest, cannons and a plank!

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Google Blimps Raise Roof on Advertising

April 1st, 2011

Take your Internet Marketing efforts to new heights – literally. Today, Google announced a new extension to their already popular AdWords platform, Google Blimps. According to Google’s own release,”gBlimps”* has been in the works for months, and is ready to take to the skies starting in May. Visit Google Blimps* today to see how high […]

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