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I work for a nonprofit. We take a lot of photos of big-hearted people holding gigantic prop checks, but it's such a cliche now. I'm brainstorming alternatives 'though I suspect my boss will laugh and reject them all.

How about corporate executive donors handing over bulging burlap sacks with $$ written on them?

Or a sign made to look like a Venmo transaction, with cute emojis to represent the specific cause? Like a school building, an A+, and a dollar bill for merit scholarships?

It's nice to see our friend Burt Lum in the Pacific Business News Titans of Tech issue, but did anyone else notice something about the demographics across all categories? Or am I being hypersensitive?

I also subscribe to the New York TImes Crossword Puzzle and the American Values Club crossword puzzles, but I don't think those count as media consumption.

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It's none of my business, but I'm curious about what people subscribe to for media consumption, not counting internet access. Here's mine, off the top of my head:

Spotify premium
Amazon Prime
Fandor (a gift)
Moviepass (a gift)
The Washington Post
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser
The Athletic
Netflix DVD (yes I do)
Texture ('though I never use it)
Major League Baseball At Bat

I want to add the new Criterion Collection streaming service but I think things are out of control here.

Usually I go to the office for a couple of hours on Saturday hoping to get ahead, but I usually just goof off and fall asleep at my desk. This weekend I actually worked, submitting two assignments. Now I don't know what I'll do with my Monday morning.

also not a bad way to test-run two different mobile apps.

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wondering if it's practical to maintain profiles on two instances simultaneously. i have them open in separate tabs. it seems reasonable.


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