Monthly Archives: April 2012

iSamurai, iPhone, iLearn: Using a Smart Phone to Leverage Your Brain

When I finally gave up my Palm Pilot phone after five or six years of use, a colleague asked, “Are you going to donate that to the Smithsonian Museum?”   It was a  matter of pride for me.   I had held … Continue reading

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Time Warrior by Steve Chandler: A Samurai Book Review and Quote Raid

I’ve never met Steve Chandler but I like him.  He’s a study in contradictions.  He’s a Republican who says people who want to be prosperous shouldn’t be scared of paying taxes.   Chandler’s a self-described Cold War veteran who co-wrote a … Continue reading

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Boost Your Vocabulary: Word Up, Samurai!

  20歳であれ、80歳であれ、誰でも學ぶことをやめてしまえば老人になる。學ぶことをやめなければいつでも若さを保てる。人生で最も重要なことは心を若く保つことだ。 Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest (lit: most important) thing in life is to keep your mind young. This quotation keeps popping up on my … Continue reading

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Occupy Samurai

According to some sources, using the term “Occupy” has become a tired cliche.  Tired? Cliche?  I’m all over that like white on rice.   :). is all about “Learning Tools for Health, Wealth, and the Earth.”  Occupy Samurai encourages you … Continue reading

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Don’t Get Pawned: Samurai Powers Activate

I read the news today.  Oh boy.  Actually, it was an editorial by Paul Krugman.  It’s about the American Legislative Exchange Council, a conservative think tank organization that writes legislation for many controversial laws including laws similar to the Stand … Continue reading

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