Month: September 2013

innovation.gov

As a business consultant I am often charged with making my client’s company more “innovative”. Every CEO wants to be the next Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, or Jeff Bezos, for obvious reasons. You’ll get no argument out of me that

Posted in Business, Society, STEM

Information on Ethics

A recent article in the Pacific Standard magazine makes the case that software engineers need a dose of ethics when it comes to designing their applications. Its easy to insist that everyone perform ethically in their endeavors but the reality

Posted in Business, Politics, Society, STEM

Capital-less Capitalism

Capital – noun – wealth in the form of money or other assets owned by a person or organization or available or contributed for a particular purpose such as starting a company or investing. As a business and IT consultant

Posted in Business

Modern Dad S1:E4

Another great episode, they keep getting better at this.  The primary plot lines were poker night and Rick needing to catch up on his housework because the in-laws were coming in to town before he could go to the poker

Posted in Media

Happy Exceptional Birthday

Our youngest of three children was born four year ago today.  She was an exceptional child starting at birth for two reasons.  For one thing, she was exceptionally long for an infant which has translated into being exceptionally tall when

Posted in Life, Society

Trolling Trending SAHDs

trend – noun – a general direction in which something is developing or changing. A recent article in The Atlantic trolls the recent trend pieces about the rise of SAHDs. The author first points out that SAHDs are still a

Posted in Society

Modern Dad S1:E3

This episode was the best yet so either the show is steadily improving or the dads are simply growing on me.  They seem to be sticking with the major/minor plot line structure common to most TV shows.  I wonder if

Posted in Media

Back to School – WOO HOO!!

Recently my wife showed me this picture someone sent her of a joyous SAHM on the first day of school. After spending the end of the summer trapped in the house with all three children by the Texas heat I

Posted in Life

My Father’s Hippie Son

I read an article a couple of weeks ago that talked about men with long hair and that while it’s more acceptable to have long hair for men it must still appear effortless in order to comply with masculine expectations.

Posted in Life, Society