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iMotivate

Here’s a  quick one for The Boston Globe. There are a handful of apps that turns completing tasks into a game. The idea is that a game on a smartphone is the carrot and stick that will get people to stop procrastinating or avoiding … Continue reading

27. June 2016 by John W. Tomac
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Funny or Die

What happens when a person with stage fright is forced onto a comedy club stage on open mic night?Success editor Jamie Friedlander turned it into an exercise in self-improvement. The normally reserved, anxious writer was forced to face her biggest … Continue reading

14. June 2016 by John W. Tomac
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Wingtips

What’s the most scrutinized job at Dallas-Fort Worth Airport? If you said anything relating to getting planes up in the air or passengers safely off of them once they’re on the ground you’re wrong–it’s shoe shining. D Magazine takes a look at … Continue reading

31. May 2016 by John W. Tomac
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Cancer

My DNA is trying to kill me. Six-and-a-half years ago it almost did. In one white blood cell, a strand of DNA unzipped and released a monster that sent my immune system into overdrive, telling it to attack the rest … Continue reading

05. May 2016 by John W. Tomac
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City of Gold

Here’s something for the current issue of National Underwriter Property & Casualty Where can insurance carriers and brokers find unimaginable riches? In cities. Not just any city, but those that are under construction. And that turns out to be a … Continue reading

04. May 2016 by John W. Tomac
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Hollywood Hangouts of Yesteryear

Here’s something new for Variety. Friends of Abe is shutting down. The organization had been a hangout for all of your favorite politically conservative stars of the silver screen. Now, they join The Brown Derby as a relic of a … Continue reading

02. May 2016 by John W. Tomac
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I’m a Robot

If you flew on Delta Air Lines this month, I was there with you. Well, not me personally, something I drew. This appears in Delta Sky with a story on artificial intelligence. AI used to ‘out-think’ people by analyzing a … Continue reading

25. April 2016 by John W. Tomac
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