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The Never-Ending Mac vs Windows Debate

My first Apple computer was purchased while at Florida State in about 2005. I got an iMac Desktop and I fell in love quickly. After I got past the differences in the operating system, I realized how much easier it was to use. Even little perks like dashboard and expose were genius to me. A simple way of displaying all...

Mad Men Marketing Making Moves to Downtown

We could not be happier to make this announcement, as it has been our goal since we started this company to end up downtown - and after outgrowing our current offices back in January, the time is finally upon us!  We will inhabit a portion of the Holmes Building which faces E. Bay Street, which is significantly larger than our...

The Price of Freedom (part 2 of 2)

Category: International,Research • June 21, 2012

We as Americans spend more money than any other nation, hands down, when it comes to national defense.In fiscal year 2008, the United States spent 941.4 billion dollars on national defense (Takahashi, 2008). As someone who served in our nation’s military and used NALCOMIS (Naval Aviation Logistics Command Managed Information System) on a daily basis for four years, let me...

Did the Towncenter Ruin Downtown Jacksonville’s Chance for a Revival?

I have no doubt that the introduction, popularity and growth of our Town Center fosters further financial stability for our city, as well as, our very own fancy attraction for current residents and distant travelers alike, but what does this mean for the future of downtown?  I fear that as the perceived incentives grow to bring stores or restaurants to...

A Flawed System (part 1 of 2)

As I’m writing this, an advertisement for Barack Obama has just aired on the television, condemning the fiscal policies employed by Mitt Romney during his tenure as Governor of Massachusetts. The commercial uses visual aids like bar graphs and pie charts to compare the state of the economy before Romney as well as under his leadership. The advertisement cites web...