I have a number of ancestors who served in various wars; one ancestral second cousin was apparently married to Benedict Arnold or something; another great-great-great grandfather or so was at Antietam; both grandfathers served in WWII; and from a passing …

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In the process of cleaning off my desk tonight, I came across something I’d written several years ago. Written beneath it was a quote from Donald Norman’s Emotional Design (or possibly The Design of Everyday Things; I’d wrongly attributed it …

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