Monthly Archives: July 2011

Why Should the Government Be In Debit…

With all the buzz around the raising of the debt ceiling racing around Washington today it surprises me not in a good way that no one seems to be asking the question as to why does the government need to … Continue reading

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The Future of the Written Word…

Psychologist Victor Nell once wrote “reading for pleasure is an extraordinary activity, the black squiggles on the white page are still as the grave, colorless as the moonlit desert; but they give the skilled reader a pleasure as acute as … Continue reading

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Remembering Sleep…

Sleep is something most of us never seem to get enough of these days, and maybe it’s a timeless axiom as I’ve been hearing this my whole life.  Also have come to enjoy [not] the comment “that you can just make … Continue reading

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To Share or Take a Turn is The Question…

A recent discussion about the effectiveness of roundabouts here in the states lead to the intellectual discussion among a group of over worked and under paid colleagues around the concept of “sharing” verses taking turns which struck me as an … Continue reading

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Epigenetics Would Make Darwin Proud…

As a kid sitting in High School biology class I was always left a little perplexed as in the day there was believed to be clearly delineated lines drawn between that of “environment” and “genetics” as it was around this time there was … Continue reading

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Wrong Way Roundabout…

Ok here is a question for you, which way is the right way?  What you need ponder this don’t you; alright I will throw you a bone here as while we will wax about roundabouts here the real story is … Continue reading

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Rules…

We learned this from a young age didn’t we, do this don’t do that these are the rules and “rules” are a good thing right as with all “good things” like this they keep us in the correct lane when … Continue reading

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How Do You Monetize Free…

The old adage is something from nothing is still nothing so how do you make money from “free” is the question facing business today as too many things are in fact “free” which is challenging the stalwart business models out … Continue reading

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Something To Be Learned From Estonian…

America may learn a thing or two from the Baltic state of Estonia as it’s been the butt of many Sunday funny paper jokes yet the reality is different today and worth noting.  As Estonia’s GDP growth rate in the … Continue reading

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A Leopard Anyone, Tank That Is…

So you want a Leopard tank as the ole Panzer is so World War II-ish your kids get looks when you drop them off at school, what are you being a modern day parent to do about the problem?  The … Continue reading

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