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Morally Correct

Is it morally correct for carriers to oversubscribe bandwidth they sell you ? In fact, is it morally correct to rent you a service that can't be guaranteed ? Bitter thought of the day. … [Read more]

Marcin Jakubowski: Open-sourced blueprints for civilization

Open Source tool designs and blueprints to allow small business to thrive and contribute to local economies. I found this inspirational and feel disappointed that I can't, or don't even know how to contribute. … [Read more]

Like a Rock

Sitting at my desk with tears welling up in my eyes. A very old song echoing down the hallways of memory from my youth has just hit the iTunes DJ. Ahhhh, sadness, whimsy and golden-hued reminiscence. I can clearly remember howling this at full voice … [Read more]

In search of a biz monkey (why bother?)

In search of a biz monkey (why bother?): "The job of the smart business person isn't to fish in waters where coders are cheap. It's to have enough initiative and vision that the best coders in the world will realize that they'll do better with you … [Read more]

Cisco Flip – killed by Enterprise Customers hating on it.

I think the Flip was killed because Enterprise customers turned away from Cisco. People like me openly laughed and denigrated Cisco for "playing with toys" instead producing better products. And that cost more money, way more money, in lost sales at … [Read more]

It’s not Change I fear, but Change Management itself.

It's not change that I fear, but the Change Management process itself. Change Management is intended to reduce risk by encouraging responsibility and planning. Change Management is often staffed by semi-retired technical types who know enough to be … [Read more]

Change Management is Reward Aversion

When you train your employees to be risk averse, then you're preparing your whole company to be reward challenged - Morgan Spurlock - The Greatest TED talk ever SOLD … [Read more]

Wasting Dreams

Sometimes I wonder if the energy spent on chasing dreams should be wasted by sitting in front of the TV. … [Read more]

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Old Friend writes me…..

Got an email from an old friend today: I decided to tone it down and have moved to the country.. not quite semi rural style... 40 acres about 200 kilometres from town.. and growing own veggies etc.. After staring at screens for 30 years, thought it … [Read more]