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CES 2014: Future Tech in Las Vegas

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CES 2014: Future Tech in Las Vegas

Written and photography by Jake Conlee The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) invaded Las Vegas for it’s annual onslaught of technological wonders and products to be made available in the near future. The 2014 edition of CES came with the typical fanfare that you would expect of “The Largest Expo in Las Vegas.” But why all […]

Wrangling the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo – Moseys on Back to Las Vegas

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Wrangling the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo – Moseys on Back to Las Vegas

By Jake Conlee Two months ago, I posted a sad, speculative story that the National Finals Rodeo was leaving, due to disagreements between Las Vegas Events and the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association Board of Directors. However, in a great turn of events for Las Vegas, an agreement based on increased contingency and development within the […]

REVIEW: SnapStream Version 6.1

REVIEW: SnapStream Version 6.1

By Andre’ Haynes and Jeff Jorge SnapStream specializes in digitally recording, storing and searching content broadcasted on television networks including cable, satellite and the direct feed that a typical broadcast station uses. You can search recorded shows via keywords and do just about anything with the results you find.  SnapStream is an integrated highly flexible […]

Heaven on Earth? The SEMA Show 2013 Comes to Las Vegas

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Heaven on Earth? The SEMA Show 2013 Comes to Las Vegas

Written and photography by Jake Conlee Every year, the nation comes together, dresses up, adorns masks and takes our kids trick-or-treating… And this means one thing: SEMA is here. As you already know my love of all things automotive; this time of year is a glorious, magical time for celebration and revelry. What a relief, […]

Thinking Vs. Having Thoughts

Thinking Vs. Having Thoughts

By Don Cote Las Vegas Informer Albert Einstein was quoted as having said, “Thinking is the hardest work you’ll ever do, that’s why most people never engage in it.” Is there a difference between thinking and just having thoughts? Have you ever noticed that maybe you’re not even having thoughts?  Maybe the thoughts are having […]

REVIEW: Collins iPad Folio

REVIEW: Collins iPad Folio

By Andre’ Haynes Las Vegas Informer Recently I purchased an iPad 3.  According to About.com Apple has sold approximately 83,950,000 iPads.  If you have ever purchased something valuable than you know that protecting it is very important. I have been testing the Collins iPad Folio by Brenthaven, an accessory manufacturer that produces cases for cameras, […]

Constructive Criticism vs. Passing Judgment

Constructive Criticism vs. Passing Judgment

By Don Cote Las Vegas Informer I’m often asked, “How can I give someone constructive criticism without it occurring like I’m passing judgment”? First, it is often in the “Set up” of the conversation.  My dad would always remind me growing up, “Unfulfilled expectations are what cause disappointment.” If the person you want to give […]

Commitment vs. Intention

Commitment vs. Intention

By Don Cote Las Vegas Informer If you have ever made a New Year’s resolution and didn’t follow through with it, you have experienced the difference between “Commitment” and “Intention.” For our purposes, we will define Commitment as; doing what you said you would do, long after the emotion you said it in wears off […]

The Death Spiral of Anti-Achievement

The Death Spiral of Anti-Achievement

By Don Cote Las Vegas Informer Suppose a friend called you and said, “Let’s meet for lunch tomorrow.” You are available so, you agreed on a time and a place to meet. At the designated time you arrive at the agreed upon location. You wait, and wait but he’s a no show. Concerned about his […]

What Do You Know?

What Do You Know?

By Don Cote Las Vegas Informer This is an interesting question, don’t you think?  It can mean so many things.  Some people use it as a greeting.  Depending on where the emphasis is placed and the tonality with which it is delivered it can be sarcastic, inquisitive, demeaning or even indicate surprise. In thinking about […]

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