My fascination with technology and mental stimulation are two ways that I hope to keep my mind as bright and active as long as possible.
Our always-on, always-connected world grabs our attention like a drug, and it’s easy to become addicted. And like any addiction, important things can suffer.
Love misinterpreted as hate is sad. In an increasingly intolerant world, there’s a lot of misinterpretation going around.
Fictional IP addresses, like fictional phone numbers, can often break our suspension of disbelief when watching television or movies.
It’s time to focus a little more on gratitude, and I’ve got the perfect opportunity.
What we believe often boils down to nothing more than a quirk of where we were born and how we were raised.
What we don’t understand, we fear. What we fear, we judge as evil. What we judge as evil, we attempt to control. And what we cannot control…we attack.
“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.”
Several years ago in a business meeting of some sort the topic of health came up. The conversation, as it so often does, circled around to the topic of the importance of regular exercise. The stereotype of a computer geek spending all of his or her time at a desk is not that far from […]
One of my earliest lessons, and one that I periodically need to re-learn: my customers aren’t like me.
Being easily offended simply by someone’s choice of words you consider to be profane give them control you could otherwise keep.
One of my earliest memories.
Fishermen don’t go fishing for just any old creature that will take their bait, and neither should you.
Filtering by headline and brief scanning makes sense, but it doesn’t mean you’re “informed”.
Should representatives act more like a computer, or a parent?
How do you know what is and is not true? I mean, how do you know? It’s always been a tough question, but it seems even more difficult of late because of the explosion of fake news and information sources. How does one separate the wheat from the chaff? I’m not sure I have an […]
Today’s post will appear elsewhere, on another day. 🙂
Technically I’m “retired”, but it doesn’t look like it, and I sure don’t call it that.
In a flood of information we now each bear a responsibility for discerning truth from fiction. I’m not sure we’re ready.
This election was won on a very simple premise: people want simple answers to complex problems. The after-election analysis is no different.