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Uber Bullshit Disapproved

I think it’s safe to say that Uber is full of BS. In this report, it heralds the availability of providing personal aircraft commuting options to consumers by 2020.  490 more words

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Does Anybody Really Know What Time it Is?

That iconic line from the song of the same name by the rock group Chicago popped into my head as I pondered my next step with fitness trackers.  323 more words

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My Whales Speak In Poetry

“What might whales have to talk or sing about? They have no manipulative organs. They can’t make great engineering constructs as we can. But they’re social creatures.

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Varhol’s Corollary to Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle

I’m back to reading Sherry Turkle’s wonderful Reclaiming Conversation, and quite a bit of it is thought-provoking.  I’m trying to apply some of the lessons here to technology teams, but in the meantime, I’m drawing some independent lessons from her excellent tome. 272 more words

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Is a Car Just a Car?

At this time of my life, yes. My transportation is an 18-year old Subaru that just starts every time.  But 25 years ago, I owned a classic Corvette.  411 more words

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And Just Whose Bright Idea Was This?

Brilliant! What more can be said here?  The Social Security Administration (they have their own exit ramp, off of Interstate 695 west of Baltimore) were under a mandate to improve security. 292 more words

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Another Old Line Conglomerate Gets It Wrong

I seem to be taking my curmudgeon role seriously. Today I read that Jeff Immelt, longtime CEO of industrial conglomerate GE, says that every new (young) person hired has to learn how to code… 254 more words

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