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[6 Mar 2007 | Comments Off on The Cost of Life | ]

There is a neat little game at costlife.org called Ayit(*): The Cost of Life that is an interactive game in which you try to keep a family of 5 in Haiti healthy, wealthy and wise. The game teaches you a little about poverty and a little about survival in a a third world country. After playing it for several hours, I only managed to keep the family alive once, with only just enough money to send one person to school…
Definitely informative, and fun to play, but …

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[5 Mar 2007 | Comments Off on Starbucks – too far too fast | ]

I’ve never really liked Starbucks coffee, I’ve always found the coffee to taste over-roasted and kept too hot. And now that Starbucks is essentially everywhere, to me, it becomes and eyesore. There is a good opinion article in the LA Times, that discusses a frank admission by Starbucks executive that in fact, Starbucks has gone too far, too fast[Scrapbook] http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-op-gross4mar04,0,2819241.story?coll=la-opinion-rightrail.