Posted on March 26, 2011 / Technology

For the past year I've been completely unsuccessful in creating and maintaining a ComEd acount to pay my electric/power bills. I've made three different accounts but can never seem to sign in.

I've called support and even email their technical team but only response I ever got was:

We apologize but we are experiencing some issues with user logins

After a year of reminding myself to log online and pay on time (which was rare), I finally decided to create a new account and try once again. As i registered my account I realized what the problem was the entire time:

The have a 10 character limit on passwords but my typical password is more than 10 characters. What's even better is that while they limit the input field to 10 characters when you set...


Posted on January 12, 2011 / Thoughts

So I assume that you all know that there is a revolution that is happening in Egypt as you read this post (assuming it's still January of 2011). Also, a revolution has occurred in Tunisia and people are saying that Twitter and other social media channels have facilitated the events.

While discussing the issues with my parents, I asked them how their lives would be different if they had a view of the outside world through social media when they were young. I wanted to know if experiencing the world through YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and the internet would have psychologically altered their understanding of life, freedom and revolutions.

My parent grew up in a world without resources. They barely had any books in their town, and if they...


Posted on September 23, 2010 / Thoughts

I don't have a real work schedule and worse I don't have a boss man to tell me that I'm late. I can stroll into the office at anytime without any consequences, which makes it increasingly difficult to regiment myself.

Every morning I wake up, drive one whole block to Starbucks and enjoy my first sip of coffee as I'm defending my mayorship on Foursquare. I check in, get my coffee, check on my friends and head to the office. I usually check into the office around 7:45 - 8:15 AM. It hasn't always been like that, in fact, it's watching my friends on Foursquare that compelled me to start my day earlier, and consequently, be more productive.

For those who don't know, Foursquare is the check in app that allows you to share your location with friends...


Posted on September 05, 2010 / Resources

Who Needs Expensive Comcast?

Since Comcast is so expensive and I barely watch TV to justify the costs, I've spent the past few months building a great media center for my place that's been pretty kick ass. I've got all the movies, shows, videos that I can imagine.

Find a Sweet TV

First things first. You need a TV. If you don't have one get one. You can find deals all around, I find stuff,Gizmodo,, and more. Look around and you'll find something good, I promise.

Put that TV on the Web with a new (or old) Computer

Next, get a computer to hook that sweet new TV you got. I opted for a Mac Mini. It's not as expensive as a mac and it provides all the power you need, plus a DVD player! Boom! Also, I think XBMC (see below) only works...


Posted on August 19, 2010 / Fun


A couple of photos my brother @alexkoht took while home from NYC. She's absolutely adorable. And even though I'm sitting in my office at 5:19pm sweating, eyes hurting from working and tired as can get, I find the energy to smile at each of these photos.

ok, enough of that sentimental shit. w00t!


Posted on August 18, 2010 / Thoughts

I constantly get followers on Twitter but none of them care to say hello, how are you, and/or introduce themselves. Why would I follow you back?

Facebook, on the other hand, is more annoying. Everyone who randomly befriends me is usually trying to invite me to their crappy events. Look at this shaninigans, 33 events, 206 message. All from promoters, event marketers and whatever else people do.


Posted on August 12, 2010 / Fun


This girl was fed up with her boss and decided to make a little photo slide show with narrations via dry erase board messages. Not only does she quit and insult her boss, but she decided to email the entire staff.

HPOA...never heard of that before, but she'll be the first and last in my book. #boom!

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