Monthly Archives: January 2010

pondering the EQ of the iPad

Steve Jobs is once again rocking the world with a new gadget, the iPad. Although I started my morning drooling over the new toy, I’ve spent the better part of my day trying to make different electronic platforms play nice … Continue reading

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Influence beyond Propaganda

Today’s headline: “Firms and Unions may spend freely to influence elections” (www.nytimes.com). Although I have been making a concerted effort to demonstrate a positive attitude towards life in general and the news in particular, as I ponder this latest headline, … Continue reading

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Haiti, the true cost of a disposable society

“Reduce, reuse, recycle” is a politically correct slogan but it runs counter to our human inclination, at least in its American incarnation. Our consumer oriented, credit funded, industrialized society has perfected the disposable culture. The amazing convenience of the disposable … Continue reading

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snow day!

Context is everything. Growing up in the Detroit-Chicago corridor in the land of Corn Flakes and “lake effect snow”, I learned to drive by feel. I also learned how to ride with the car from one ditch to the other … Continue reading

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