Monthly Archives: December 2011

An Education By Any Other Name…

One of the things I’ve been a big fan of and something which gets very little press is the iUniversity  or iU programs on iTunes which puts college course material out in the iTunes store for free download as hey … Continue reading

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Basic Ontology without the Rubber Gloves…

Welcome back, and as promised we will continue on as to why even as you’re lost, you still are right and how all existing things total up to infinity.  Whoa, that’s a lot isn’t it so we should just jump … Continue reading

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If I’m so Right, Then Why Do I Feel So Wrong…

Well as after waxing on Dickens’s quote from “Tail of Two Cities”, I had promised to re-wax (yes, can just hear the Karate Kid wise cracks out there; wax On, Wax Off) on the topic of “rightness”, what it means … Continue reading

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It’s Been a “Dickens” of a Year…

One of my fascinations has been “what is right” as we’ve waxed together here in the past on the topic and I’m working on a follow up too.  However today figured since the holiday season is here it’s worth sharing … Continue reading

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Who Says Space Isn’t Important…

There is a race going and we are not part of it and we all know if you’re not in a race, you can’t be a winner and that is on many fronts.  As Asia’s current space race could also … Continue reading

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Thank You for Smoking…

Today’s post is based upon a 2005 satirical comedy which follows the machinations of “Big Tobacco’s” chief lobbyist, Nick Naylor, whose job was to spin on behalf of cigarettes while trying to remain a role model for his twelve-year-old son.  … Continue reading

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Producers and Consumers…

One of the reasons for writing on this blog has been my fascination with the interaction of various “things” with each other.  As all of this is based upon the concept of “System Thinking” where we see various “loops” which … Continue reading

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We’re the Leading (Insert Description Here)…

What is interesting is everyone works for a “leader” or so it seems as if I received a dollar (or better yet a euro) for every time I’ve heard this, I would be giving Carlos Slim a run for his … Continue reading

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All The Words Have Been Spoken…

It’s early in the morning, about 5am and I’m sitting here in Amsterdam, where there is a chill in the air even though I’m sort of sitting inside with a cup of coffee.  The steam from the hot beverage is … Continue reading

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Paper, Plastic. And Your Charge Card…

Is nothing safe anymore as seems that criminals have even hacked the credit card readers at self-checkout lanes in more than 20 supermarkets of a Californian (where else) chain operator.  As this “hack” has allowed the “Perps”  to steal money … Continue reading

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