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Mikeorren has 587 articles published.

Mike Orren is the Chief Product Officer of The Dallas Morning News; President of Belo Business Intelligence; husband to Crystal Orren; and a Mungarian at Munger Place Church in Dallas, TX. All opinions herein are mine alone.

Stream o' consciousness for July 20th

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Impressive! RT @pegnewsmusic How to create the cheapest weekend ever in Dallas-Fort Worth http://bit.ly/1SYqv (via @kellyjkit) [#]
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Just what the world needs: More glib, overeducated people with more opinions than testicular mass #LuckyUs (via @gapingvoid) [#]
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First mandatory scooter day in 2 years (car in shop). Reminds me of the payroll-free days @pegasusnews. They sucked in a truly awesome way. [#]
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rt @johnrobinson @DigiDave connects bloggers/musicians, can I be Elvis… http://bit.ly/psp8l (Me=Ben Folds- not afraid 2 cuss on ballads) [#]
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@johnrobinson @DigiDave But, PN’s metamorphasis has me in mind of Uncle Tupelo. Worse things than being Son Volt, but hope to be Wilco. [#]
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Listened to 5 songs.

Stream o' consciousness for July 18th

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Texas Monthly’s Evan Smith leaves to join Texas Tribune (nonprofit led by an AV partner): http://bit.ly/38mdUA [#]
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Game-changing: Rock Band Network allows *ANY* band to make their music available for in-game play. http://bit.ly/L7tty [#]
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But @fredwilson, nothing is better than getting an automated spam call and having it transcribed by an automaton. #superfluoushumanity [#]
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RT @cmsour: Starbucks debranding and "localwashing" (http://is.gd/1CrvJ) Me? i dont think it’ll make a bit of difference. (Me either) [#]
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Looking to hire a database / customer svc mngr; Django and CSS programmers. DM me for details; fwd to friends. [#]
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RT @mikebullock: Hey DFW get out and enjoy the cool weather with some garage sales! http://tinyurl.com/9fofxy #dfw [#]
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@old97s Any update on the covers EP? [#]
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Ready to shake the dust of this week and regroup. Beyond ready, actually. [#]
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@conej I’m sure @optimalworkshop is great, but funny to get a 503 error when signing up for a usability testing site… [#]
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RT @bobbymacReuters: I begin to suspect that, if I were a Prince song, my name would be "Cranky MF" [#]
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Published Interesting?
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Listened to 89 songs.
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For those looking to apply to the job I posted on Twitter (which was generously retweeted by many friends): http://bit.ly/1785gS [#]
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… that link is for the dbase job. If a developer, email me at mikeorren (at) pegasusnews (dot) com. [#]
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#Twitter still needs to work on direct contact mechanisms. Inefficient when you want friends of friends to be able to contact privately. [#]
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@McCuistionTV Nice. Just set to record. [#]
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RT @McCuistionTV: The Internet Privacy Condition: How You Can Find out Almost Anything about Almost Anybody – KERA Channel 13 @12pm, Sunday. [#]
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@njslaughter If that ain’t country … [#]
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Top 10 shocking moments on Mad Men

in PopCult

Our favorite show returns next month. Here’s a nice refresher video series:

16 Emmy noms too.

Stream o' consciousness for July 17th

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@dannysullivan there is a third party #googlevoice app for iPhone. [#]
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#Zappos never ceases to amaze. I ordered shoes at 8PM last night. Selected free standard shipping. They just arrived at 2 PM Central. [#]
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rt @pegasusnews Pegasus News week in view: Weird weaponry edition – http://eepurl.com/cqkK [#]
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Finally found the trick to Twitter zen. Need to follow just enough peeps that it is impossible to read every msg. [#]
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"Mad Men" gets it right: http://is.gd/1B9O2 (Can’t wait for new season…) [#]
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rt @pegasusnews The StarText story: Square Pegs http://bit.ly/cQVKB [#]
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Does poker foulup give Antiguan company legal cover for rights-free direct downloads of songs and movies?: http://is.gd/1BgWP [#]
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@cmsour Once you’ve French pressed, you’ll never go back. [#]
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RT @Lileks: Want to inspire fear in meeting? Throw pop can in trash bin, not recycling bin. "If he’ll do that, he’s capable of anything!" [#]
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Listened to 51 songs.
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@huntleypaton but they are right. So much suck is maintained on web in order to keep sites ie6 compliant. #innovationshackle [#]
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GOING to hell @magnus72 ? Been outside today? [#]
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Helicopters over the house again. [#]
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@sebprovencher I have one of those. It’s called an iPhone. [#]
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I find that almost every person I wind up unfollowing claims to be a "social media expert." Or guru. Or Svengali. Or Jedi. Etc. [#]
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@johnrobinson I make no claims or warrantees. [#]
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One for my social media expert friends. If you veer into this territory, you’ve gotten lost. http://is.gd/1Cfc1 [#]
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Somebody said something about something. Quick, change course to comport! Ooh.. String!!! [#]
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Listened to 15 songs.

Testing new plug-in Apture

in Gadgets

I’m trying out a new WordPress plug-in that enhances link content. Apture, which I discovered via someone I read on Twitter, is supposed to quickly bring in outside data and media. I, Mike Orren, will be trying it out in my next few posts.
(In other words, this post is just a goofy test and should be ignored.)

Stream o' consciousness for July 15th

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rt @pavel_lishin Please – stop using "apostrophe s" to indicate plurality. Come on, I learned this and ya’ll had a 10 year head start on me [#]
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@kcbrock Now covering? Been doing since December 2006 🙂 Still appreciate the shout! [#]
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If you have #GoogleVoice and iPhone, this is gold. Solves my only complaint, allowing VM to existing # to go to Goog: http://bit.ly/9Mb2x [#]
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Tried iPhone app #cardstar at CVS and worked like a charm. Goodbye plastic keychain tags! [#]
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Listened to 30 songs.
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? RIP Toomer… George passed away this weekend @ home. Wow – a legend. (via @conej) [#]
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@vedo no tanks or shorts in dallas county. Anything else goes. [#]
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@blues_traveler serves no wine before its time. [#]
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@amuse our designer and photog has a wedding photo business and is awesome. Lauraevans @ pegnews.com. [#]
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B-fast at tgifridays … Told a hooker i was a hooker, too … Offered to do a trade. She stood up and walked away. (via @Pokerati) [#]
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Reading @pokerati during WSOP is almost like getting 140-char doses of oldschool HST. #followwhenifeellikeit [#]
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Resolving to make today better than yesterday, even if I ruin my day doing so. #fb [#]
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Not a programmer or a purist. Still, when people talk about "duh-jang-go," I feel several of my circuits short and pop. [#]
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I can teach you the 78 secret words that will get you thousands of followers who are also lameass spammers and bots. Easy terms. [#]
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@stevebuttry best case 760k pv = $20k rev. Did it pay for itself? [#]
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@stevebuttry Not yet. Just stars. [#]
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@old97s Dangerous song to play for me today. [#]
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Oh my. @wmhartnett, you may be in some trouble: http://bit.ly/3NTgKm [#]
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@stevebuttry Have no clue where tweet to you re: stars came from. Please to ignore. [#]
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RT @old97s: Let’s kick this gig off old school, yo. ? http://blip.fm/~9yxim [#]
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@got80s Not yet. Just starring in GVoice. [#]
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Listened to 2 songs.
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@ckrewson Heh. Then this will prolly make your head explode: http://www.texadelphia.com/ http://is.gd/1zNVu (Ad run back in fall) [#]
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