Category Archives: Opinion

The Problem with Metrics

“If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.” I don’t know who coined that phrase, but I have to tell you, I have some problems with the concept. My primary problem is that “it” often refers to a person, … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Guest Lecture

Those of you who follow the Thursday Doors series knew this was coming. It has little to do with the doors, and surprisingly, it has little to do with my lecture. Oh, don’t worry, (or perhaps I should say don’t … Continue reading

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You Want Me To Wait How Long?

I’ve written about technology moving too fast and technology going too far on several occasions. Today, I want to attack from the other side. Maybe it’s the flank. I don’t know, I was born at a bad time for military … Continue reading

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End of Summer – Yay!

Don’t let the title fool you, I like summer. Leaving for work in the daylight, walking Maddie before most people are awake for her to bark at, ‘cuz they either said “oh she’s such a pretty dog” or they should … Continue reading

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Wipe Those Feets

Every morning that I get stuck with the duty have the privilege of taking Maddie out to make morning rounds, when we return to the porch I will tell her: “we have to wipe those feets.” Yes, Microsoft, I understand … Continue reading

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A Patent Too Far?

Ever since first reading about Apple filing a patent for a process that could target advertising based on your ability to pay for something, my head has been spinning. My first thoughts were that I should really look into those … Continue reading

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Is it Time to Run the Table?

Confidence is the one of the most important strengths we can have. Knowing that you can do something before you start does more than set expectations, it helps you to complete the task. You can take my word for that … Continue reading

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