Today, my computer started malfunctioning.
I'm currently unable to do the newsletter. It's not surprising. The computer is seven years old. I figured this was coming. I use the computer for OpEdNews an average of 12 hours a day.
I need to replace it with a newer one. Ideally, I'd like to get a new or close to new 13" inch Macbook air, gold or pro with retina display and 512 GB SSD hard drive and 16 gigabytes of ram. At the minimum I need one with a retina display and 8 GB RAM and 256 GB SSD hard drive. Ideally, I'd like the Macbook air. And I need to do it really fast. prices range between $1019 and $1269 plus warranty of $249
So, can you help? I need it fast and money is, as always, very tight. If you've thought about making a larger donation, this would be the time. $100, $200, $250, or more would really make a difference. We need it fast, so I can get back up to speed.
Meanwhile, while I'm working this out, if you have an older fully working macbook, that would help.
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This is really urgent. I wish our finances weren't so tight, but they are.
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PS, I'll be borrowing a computer to get a minimum amount of work done. But it's not going to enable me to do what I normally do.
Rob Kall is an award winning journalist, inventor, software architect,
connector and visionary. His work and his writing have been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, ABC, the HuffingtonPost, Success, Discover and other media. He's given talks and workshops to Fortune
500 execs and national medical and psychological organizations, and pioneered
first-of-their-kind conferences in Positive Psychology, Brain Science and
Story. He hosts some of the world's smartest, most interesting and powerful
people on his Bottom Up Radio Show,
and founded and publishes one of the top Google- ranked progressive news and
opinion sites, OpEdNews.com
more detailed bio:
Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind. Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives one person at a time was too slow, he founded Opednews.com-- which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big) to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet and the Psychopathy Defense and Optimization Project.
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