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I'm Jake McKee

People call me The Community Guy

I want to work at Netflix

As a business owner, I need to set a recurring calendar reminder to absorb the presentation embedded below once a quarter. Seriously, this is absolutely the best story on how to improve and set corporate culture. Warning: This is a 128 slide deck, but well worth your time. Culture View more presentations from reed2001.

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Friday Fun: Photo Style

Linda Rains snapped this hilarious picture on the Microsoft campus in Redmond. Classic.   

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Will Wright Smoothness

I swear, as nerdy as he is, I could listen to Will Wright talk about how to design games for hours on end.

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Choosing difficulty (one for the space nerds)

If you’re a space nerd, you’re going to love WeChooseTheMoon.org. What is it, you ask? Wechoosethemoon.org is an interactive experience recreating the historic Apollo 11 mission to the Moon in real time. Once where only three men made the trip, now millions can. Live event begins 9:32 AM EDT July 16, 2009. Exactly 40 years […]

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Travel Goodies

Since I’m in Chicago this week, and since I’m cleaning out my inboxes (both virtual and physical), I thought I’d share some good stuff related to travel. Need a great airport snack?Keep an eye out for Peeled Snacks, dried fruit that’s literally JUST dried fruit. Damn tasty and sans-chemicals. Head to the site and fill […]

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Hodgman: Obama is the first nerd President

If you do any public speaking, be sure to watch this video. John Hodgman is an amazing (and hilarious) storyteller and his presentation shows it.

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The McKee family is Seattle bound!

If you follow me on twitter (@jakemckee) you know that I’m in the midst of pretty big life change. That’s right, after 6 years in Dallas, our family is moving to Seattle! When Sean and I created the new and improved Ant’s Eye View in January, we wondered if it made sense to have us […]

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Thanks for the memories, Ford!

A few weeks back, the folks at Ford recently reached out to offer me a test drive of the new Lincoln MKS. I was a bit skeptical at first, considering the history of the Lincoln brand. Namely, I didn’t figure I was quite old enough. Lincoln is the brand my grandparents drive. Lincoln is the […]

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A story to tide you over…

Moving. A two year old. Co-owning a new business. Selling a house. Let’s say that things have been busy lately. Blogging has been slow, so as I was cleaning up my desktop tonight I found something I thought I’d share. I submitted the story below to Fray for their “Geek” theme. (It didn’t make it) […]

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The Ants Continue to March

I’m proud beyond words to share our latest announcement over at Ant’s Eye View. Long story short, the illustrious Sean McDonald (of Dell community fame) is joining our team! Welcome to the Grassroots Age! At Ant’s Eye View, we think every day about how to Elevate Customer Experience. You can no longer afford to look […]

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