All is but Toys

About Time for a Renaissance

nabicht / October 6, 2011

“So these are the dark ages. And the dark ages are the time between when you put away the lego for the last time as a kid and you decide as an adult that it is okay to play with a kid’s toy.” As soon as my daughter is old enough the Dark Ages are over!

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Catching Hell

nabicht / October 3, 2011

The Titanic came out when I was in high school. It was all the rage and as an epic I liked it but I only saw it once.  All of the hundreds of thousands of teenage girls who kept going over and over again and blubbering their way through the final hour every time were maddening. I couldn’t understand two things:…

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You Ruined Everything

nabicht / September 23, 2011

I always liked the melody to Jonathon Coulton’s You Ruined Everything but it wasn’t until Simone spewed forth our beautiful spawn, Bella, that it (and Coulton) officially entered The Vaunted Halls of Things Peter Nabicht Geeks Out Over.” Seriously, for keeps. For a lot of parents, having a kid is a conscientious choice.  You are living your life, thinking: “We’ve got…

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The Village

Peter Nabicht was Peeved

nabicht / September 21, 2011

“Peter Nabicht was peeved.” That’s the first line of a new article that was released yesterday (no link since it requires payment). I like hearing myself and my presumed emotional state referred to so bluntly. And it comes across great on the page. But, I wasn’t all that peeved, at least when it comes to the subject — market data…

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Our Digital Lives

The Ultra-Informed Customer

nabicht / March 26, 2011

What happens when a company’s information flow is better out to the customer than it is internally? And what if that company is in the end nothing more than a service provider that relies heavily on information exchange in order to meet all of its required goals. Well I can tell you that it completely erodes confidence in the company.…

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