Netflix Sneakiness

Don’t get me wrong, I love Netflix so much that I’ve given a subscription as a gift and seriously consi

Holiday Lights on Steroids

This came into my inbox. An amazing show of household holiday lights.

Japanese Emoticons ("Smileys")

Amazing how Japanese language, culture, and innovation are expressed in these altern

Hooray for the Indian Press!

Since childhood, during visits to India, I had observed that bribes must be paid to get things done there. Indians frequently and casually d

Dig Digg OR Digg Dug lets you submit stories for popular review. The most popular ones make it to the front page.

Book Review: Out of the Crisis

I describe this book, by W. Edwards Deming, as the worst book every manager abs

Fascism in the US?

Davidson Loehr and Pat Oliphant both suggest the US is becoming a fascist country. From Loehr’s <a href=”http://www.informationclearinghous

Motley Fool Interviews Joel Greenblatt

Joel Greenblatt, managing partner of Gotham

The Worst Job Ever

Warning: contains foul language. A hilarious short clip on <a href=”

Jump the Shark

Any one who watches (or used to watch) TV should check out this site. It’s all about that


Book Review: Civilization and its Discontents

Civilization and its Discontents is weighty and a bit out-of-date, but not terribly long. It is well worth reading.

This book by S

Eco-Friendly Transportation 3

NPR has a nice article on Honda’s prototype <a href=”http://world.hond

Blog is Back Up

My apologies to any one who tried accessing this blog today. I installed <a href=”

Book Review: Interpreter of Maladies

I enjoyed this Pulitzer Prize winning collection of short stories by Jhumpa Lahiri.

Product Development: Hope vs. Reality

I recently read Clayton M. Christensen’s <a href=”

The Gigapxl Project

A friend referred me to this <a href=”

How Terrorists Afford Fundamentalism

I’ve been watching <a href=”

Book Review: Midnight's Children

I read <a href=”

"Rip-Mix-Burn" is Nothing New

Lawrence Lessig is a Stanford Law School professor who ar

Black Friday Sentiments

I like the idea discussed in this segment on NPR’s Morning Edition:</

Two Sides of Discrimination

The word discriminate has a dual nature. It can have a positive connotation, as when we speak of a <a href=”http://dictionary.refer

Buy iPods From a Vending Machine

While passing through the Atlanta airport, I saw a Zoom Systems vending machine selling, among oth

Literal Interpretation of the Bible

Bryan Collinsworth made an eloquent request for people to get beyond literal interpretation of the Bible in <a href=”

Kansas State Board of Education wins Ig Nobel Prize

Previously in Transcendental Generalization…

[In Kansas

Thomas Paine and Intelligent Design

A nice article from AlterNet on the relationship between Thomas Paine’s essay, The Ag