More please Chocolate A most delicious cottage industry

by Scott Huler photographs by Lissa GotwalsDanielle Centeno tastes in shapes. Centeno, head chocolatier of Escazu Artisan Chocolate on North Blount Street, has synesthesia – a conflation of two senses – that causes her, when she eats, to experience not just taste but geometry and color. “This one is round,” she’ll say of a dark chocolate sweetened with goat’s… Read more More please Chocolate A most delicious cottage industry

Poll: Is the Technorati Percolator Useful as a News Aggregator?

A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Photo: Lockwasher 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Tags:#news#web So right now, the Percolator isn’t something I feel compelled to come back to multiple times a day, like I do with Techmeme. It doesn’t give… Read more Poll: Is the Technorati Percolator Useful as a News Aggregator?

Rules of Ascendancy: Drama is the Enemy of Progress

I’m going to describe three types of people.  I call them average, elite, and ascendant.  One of the differences between the three is how they approach drama.Average dramaAverage people love drama.  It’s a distraction from the boredom of daily life.  Average people enjoy drama in a self-aware way.  It’s a known indulgence; an escape from weightier… Read more Rules of Ascendancy: Drama is the Enemy of Progress