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Hello Texoma!

Not sure if I have ever told this story. It is worth repeating. 100 years ago, when I first began interning with James Spann, I made a critical observation of how he became “James Spann”. Every day he did a … Continue reading

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Snakes and Lab Rats

I’ve about had it with Facebook. (yes…again) Go take a look at this Facebook is experimenting on us again. A couple of weeks ago, in the middle of a record breaking monthly rainfall in my market, I posted this picture … Continue reading

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Release The Humans

I’ve just started Creativity, Inc., by Ed Catmull. In the first chapter I can tell it is going to be a favorite. Catmull runs Pixar. Here is one of the early money quotes: The definition of superb animation is that … Continue reading

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Civility, Correction, and the Weather Enterprise

When I was a cub chief meteorologist at a TV station in rural Texas, I noticed that our competition was using one of the credentials of our trade in a way that, while technically against the rules, wasn’t really causing … Continue reading

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Boring, Unmotivated, Non-local, Milktoast…Passion and Prairie Dogs

From Dictionary.com [milk-tohst]  adjective:  easily dominated; extremely mild; ineffectual; namby-pamby; wishy-washy. I wonder if we could hear from the corporate office as to why everything must look the same. This is from Gannett. Can’t remember which market. Doesn’t matter, they … Continue reading

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Let me…entertain you.

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about information versus entertainment and this thought provoking post helped solidify a few things.  The piece looks at the Brian Williams event.  There is much more comment out there on news as opposed to … Continue reading

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Thud

Hear that thud? Another leg kicked out from under the old model. The National Weather Service Southern Region Headquarters is promoting an experimental mobile web page. innovation.srh.noaa.gov/NWSwidget takes the user to a mobile ready webpage. Entering a zip code in the … Continue reading

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