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A Note about the New Mozilla CEO

There’s been a lot of discussion recently about Mozilla’s appointment of Brendan Eich as CEO. In the beginning, everybody reacted quite reasonably, but now things are getting interesting, so I thought it was time to contribute to the conversation. 1,115 more words

Planet Fedora

Let's Chat About The Value of Grammar

It was the Oxford Comma that opened this discussion that leaps in around flexibility, adaptability, and knowing the value of holding your own.

Holding your professional own is determined by the technique(s) you use to secure relationships. 317 more words

Personal Branding

Reflections from Liberia: Considering Costs of Care, a Poor Problem

“Will you charge me?” he asked quietly, between labored breaths. He sat in the hospital bed with his legs over the side in what is known as a “tripod” position—his elbows resting on a nearby stool to prop his chest up as much as possible. 534 more words


How fair is Fairtrade?

This paper was presented at the Imagining Social Equity conference in Melbourne, Australia, 28 February – 1 March, 2014.


Social equity implies fair access to opportunities for people to lead fulfilling lives, including access to economic, social and cultural rights. 253 more words

When privilege gives way to entitlement, we are socially poorer

I have been at the Melbourne Social Equity Institute’s conference, Imagining Social Equity, for the past couple of days. Before the conference and pre-conference events began, I was thinking about what social equity might mean to me – imagining, even, a world where we could rectify the gross misgivings that occur on such a mass scale. 1,323 more words

Is the Midhurst Secondary Plan just the early salvo in the WAR against traditional rural values?

I think so.

The values that built and sustain communities such as Minesing, Anten Mills, Midhurst, Grenfel, and Elmvale have to be totally destroyed by the speculators and their courtesans. 37 more words


Dignity and honesty were self-evident at Springwater Township last night.

The 2014 budget was passed by an unusual “5 for: 2 against”, recorded vote.

Budgets are usually just rubber-stamped.

My notes:

Township Of Springwater