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23andMe Drops Prices, Makes Genetic Testings Affordable.

Unlock Secrets in Your Own DNA with 23andMe.com I recently blogged about WellnessFX, which offers blood testing and analytics for optimal health…but there is another service I’ve been using for several years now (and been very happy with) called 23andMe – and there is some great news on this front. They’ve dropped their genetic analysis […]

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Why You REALLY Don’t Need That Verizon FiOS Upgrade

In February I’ll be transitioning from Cairn University (Systems Administrator) to Calvary Community Church (Pastor). This has numerous implications – one being that I will no longer have a Cairn University cell phone. So, tonight, I decided to look into some of my options. I already have Verizon (through Cairn) for my cell and also

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Canceling Your TransUnion Trial (Not as Easy as You’d Think)

How to Cancel TransUnion (Updated: 10/4/15) I recently received a helpful email from Carrie. She had spent thirty minutes looking for a way to cancel and wanted to share this method so others wouldn’t have to do the same. On the main page (tui.transunion.com) click on Customer Support. Click on General FAQs. Click on Payment (left

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Sending Snail Mail to Our Non-Technical Loved Ones.

Sometimes I realize that I’m a bit of a strange one. For example, a few different ’causes’ in my life have contributed to my distaste for handwriting letters: Since childhood I have suffered physical pain in my wrists/hands when writing. I’m fine for a few lines – maybe a paragraph or two – but the

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Re: An Arab Spring for IT.

The Article… Alan Cohen, VP of Marketing for Nicira, a disruptive startup focusing on altering the IT networking landscape, recently wrote a guest post for TechCrunch suggesting that an “Arab Spring” of sorts is occurring within IT. Reader comments have indicated a significant distaste for the analogous use of Arab Spring in comparison to IT

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CreditKarma offers Free Credit Reports and Credit Monitoring, Oh My!

Credit is a mysterious and oftentimes frustrating entity that exists out there and yet affects us. If you don’t use credit you won’t have a credit score, which means you won’t be able to get credit when you need it. If you use credit but go through a tough patch or for whatever reason get

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Is Asana The Task Management App We’ve All Been Waiting For?

[Important: I’ve writtens several followup articles, in chronological order: Asana: Thoughts Down the Road, Asana: Yes, I’m Still Using It, and Further Down the Road with Asana.] For the last few months the buzz around Asana, a new task management application, has been increasing. But my Google Reader is pretty packed with blogs – oftentimes

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Thoughts for Primary Care Physicians… (Part 1)

I am always shocked when I interact with industries that are lagging far behind the current technological era. Higher Education is one of these areas – and by this I don’t mean the educational institutions but rather the software providers. I am repeatedly shocked at the absolutely horrendous software that is pushed onto higher ed.

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