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10 Things I Saw at the 2014 Pittsburgh Gay Pride Parade

Today marks my second week as a permanent resident of Pittsburgh.  I have thrown myself right into the mix of life up here in the ‘Burgh.  Last week I ran in the Run or Dye 5k.  This week I participated in the 2014 Pittsburgh Gay Pride parade.  I’m off to a great start in my new […]

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Don’t Blame Obama for the Credit Rating Drop

S&P dropped the U.S. credit rating today from AAA to AA+.  This is a huge blow not only to US interest but to the global economy as a whole.  The ramifications of this downgrade will be felt all around the world.  According to S&P, the US medium-term debt reduction strategy isn’t enough and is a reason why […]

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How Europeans view America

America as seen through the eyes of a 15yo French Boy

I’m on Twitter a few days ago when I decide to search for the hashtag #patriotism.  Yes, I was shamelessly looking for ways to plug my posts here on BinaryBiker.com on patriotism.   My tactic, look over posts and, when it seems like it might be a fit for one of my blogs, I reply […]

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Facebook’s Deceptive Privacy Policies

A few weeks ago, the online world became enraged when Facebook launched its Instant Personalization” feature.  Users were automatically opted into the program without being notified and the only way to opt out was to: Know that this program had launched, it was done very quietly and Navigate through 3-4 mouse clicks on your account […]

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Will the Real Ron Sparks Please Stand Up?

I am Ron Sparks. The guy in the picture to the right.  That’s me. I own my name legally.  I own the website, http://www.ronsparks.com.  I own the Twitter name @RonSparks.  I am RonSparks on LinkedIn.  On Facebook I am Ron.Sparks.  On YouTube I am RonESparks.  On Picasa I am Ron.Sparks.  My many and varied email […]

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Cancer and Social Networking

The most amazing thing happened to me today. I was sitting in my doctor’s office – the office of the surgeon who removed my cancer from my tonsils and lymph nodes to be exact – when I twittered on my iPhone the following: Sitting in my surgeon’s office waiting for my next post treatment checkup. […]

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