Monthly Archives: May 2013

Friday Sound-Off: Fitz and The Tantrums

This Sound-Off features a video clip of Fitz and The Tantrums performing Don’t Gotta Work It Out at KEXP on January 20, 2012.

Click here to watch the full performance.

Thanks to Fitz and The Tantrums, the folks at KEXP and Free Music Archive for making Don’t Gotta Work It Out downloadable in MP3 format.

Have a great weekend…

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@nycework tweet digest: 05/05-10/2013

Last week’s tweet highlights in a nutshell? Rough Times begone; releasing the extraordinary person trapped within you; call me Mack the Scalpel; we know what you charged last summer; chow’s growing a mustache; why o why, robot; and, Action…

Here’s a quick summary of tweets posted by @nycework between May 5 and May 10, 2013:

TOPIO 3.0 - Humanoid Robot at IREX 2009, Tokyo, Japan

TOPIO 3.0 – Humanoid Robot at IREX 2009, Tokyo, Japan
(Photo credit: Humanrobo)

  • A quote by Jean Houston about how extraordinary you really are;
  • an article about how to stay awesome by constantly upgrading your mind, your relationships and your skills;
  • an article listing 5 healthy financial habits that’ll get you through economic booms and busts;
  • an article about how human hair is an ingredient commonly found in commercial bread;
  • an infographic with tips on how to make quality, professional-grade business videos;
  • an article about what it potentially means when robots take over tasks done by humans;
  • and, a link to @nycework’s previous tweet digest that includes a post about sneaky practices used by credit card companies to invade cardholder privacy.

Enjoy! Continue reading

Quote of the Week: May 12, 2013

“Whatever you are, be a good one.”~Abraham Lincoln

| Source: quotationspage.com

Friday Sound-Off: Laura Gibson

Laura Gibson performing La Grande at KEXP on February 2, 2012.

Have a great weekend…

 

@nycework tweet digest: 04/28 – 05/03/2013

Last week’s tweet highlights in a nutshell? ¡Olé! your bike is charging; don’t waste words…KISS; because I’ve got it like that; look at the peepers on that credit card; online shoppers prohibited in this store; if you’re happy and you know it, here’s a problem…

Here’s a quick summary of tweets posted by @nycework between April 28 and May 3, 2013:

Barnes & Noble Showrooming

Showrooming at a local Barnes & Noble
(Photo credit: BetterBizIdeas)

  • A quote by François Fénelon on how to invest words wisely;
  • an article describing some sneaky ways credit card companies invade cardholder privacy;
  • an infographic about how showrooming a product at a local store before buying online is hurting local retailers;
  • an article about a gadget that charges gadgets while you bike;
  • an article about how the happiest people tend to tackle the hardest problems;
  • an article detailing 3 morning activities of highly successful people;
  • and, a link to @nycework’s previous tweet digest with a post on how to become awesome at anything.

Enjoy! Continue reading

Quote of the Week: May 5, 2013

“We all have the extraordinary coded within us, waiting to be released.”~Jean Houston

| Source: quotationspage.com

Friday Sound-Off: Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars

Presenting Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars…the song, Struttin’ With Some Barbecue

According to the write-up at publicdomain4u.com, Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars recorded Struttin’ With Some Barbecue in Chicago, Illinois, on December 9, 1927.

Louis Armstrong, legendary Jazz trumpeter

Louis Armstrong, legendary Jazz trumpeter

Struttin’ With Some Barbecue is downloadable in OGG and MP3 formats from Internet Archive.

R e l a t e d   L i n k s :

Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars – Struttin’ With Some Barbecue (archive.org)
Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars – Struttin’ With Some Barbecue (publicdomain4u.com)