The Reborn Identity

When Chris Tolar and I first met, we were playing a game called “Magic: the Gathering.” It’s a strategy-based collectible card game, not unlike Pokemon or other such games.

Yes, we are nerds.

Playing that game taught each of us that we’re problem solvers; that we enjoy orchestrating “things and stuff” that will produce a positive outcome. After a couple years of getting to know one another and having deep conversations about life and the like; we realized that our paths were aligned. We decided to team up on this DigiSavvy business thingy and we opened our doors in 2010.

It’s taken a while to truly establish ourselves, honestly. It’s been harder than I thought, certainly. Yet, I was not doing this full time. This year, I committed to doing my business, DigiSavvy, full-time, come hell or high-water; I was going to…

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Whatever You do, Keep Moving…

tempSomething could literally fall out of the sky and hit you in the head and end your day… Probably your life, but we’re not being grim, so we’ll just say “day.” Keep moving.

You’re not happy with your job, it helps you pay your bills, gives you medical, but you aren’t keen on the job for whatever the reason, keep movin. Find something else.

If your heartstrings tug you in a direction that you’re unsure about and you don’t “go” you’ll always wonder “what if…” If the desire is strong enough to take a risk, pull the trigger and keep moving. It’s just something you gotta do for you.

What am I getting at here? Whatever your “hustle” is keep it moving. A Tribe Called Qwest Does it better than I do, but you…

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Four Days into the New Year… So What?

Happy New Year! Now buzz off! =)

So it’s a new year and I don’t really do the resolution thing. But there are some things I’m trying to get done this year and hopefully I can accomplish them. If I don’t, then that’s okay, too. But having an eye that looks ahead, toward the future, isn’t a bad thing…

That said, there are some things I’d like to accomplish this year

Stop Using Use Less Profanity in Readme Files


Isn’t she cute? That’s my niece! In addition to being cute she kinda just reads whatever she sees… Yeah, that’s one reason. The other reason is for people contributing to your projects on Github who are having to cleanup my profanity-laced tirades… Sorry.

Do Something Artsy

There are two artsy-type projects I want to kick up this year. One is to at least begin doing an…

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Recent Linkage

The past month has seen me in this frenzied state of trying to complete projects and learn as much as I could about a few different topics before I headed out of town (which I am happy to say: I’m out of town now!). That said, I wanted to drop some links that have kept me coming back of late…

My Hair

This blog is called “Alex Has Nice Hair.” And, really, it’s not all that nice. I mean, it is; if we’re being honest it’s a lot nicer than yours probably. Okay, that’s my narcissist spitting truth. =)

I don’t obsess over my hair. I promise! But I hated getting my hair as a kid. Why? Because you always want what you don’t have. I had an afro-tastic explosion of fiery red locks. The kind of locks that old liver-spotted people would comment on and touch; the kind that other asshole kids would make fun of a kid for; the kind that would cause your mom to tell the kind barber “No, no. Just a bit over his eyes.” Yeah, that didn’t do me many favors.

My mom dropped me off at the barber’s one day and she couldn’t stay to watch…

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Unplug

meI don’t generally do coffee… But when I do I do it before noon. I’ve gotten to the age where everything just fucks with you… That’s not sour grapes either, that’s just a fact. I run. I hurt. I sit… I hurt. I watch shitty tv and I hurt. Anything I do… Hurts. So, yeah, I don’t do coffee.

The whole point of that opening was to illustrate that I’m still wide awake but it’s not because of coffee. Folks, I’m beat. Really. Seriously. Beat. I’ve been grinding and grinding and grinding and it feels like there’s no end in site. The year is almost over and I don’t feel like I’ve got much to show for it… Okay, I know that’s bullshit. I REALLY know that it is. I’ve done…

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