Category Archives: General

Never give up

A colleague of mine recently pointed me to an article that talked about how some companies believe that anyone can be replaced. The article suggested that when a company has a truly great employee, that person tends to have extensive … Continue reading

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Another running season done and this one was brutal. The heat this summer made running a challenge and limiting my runs to 10K did not prepare me properly for the 21K run in September. I had a reasonable time, but … Continue reading

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A nice endorsement…

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My First KickStarter Experience

Roughly one month ago I started a KickStarter campaign to sell my novels in various forms (Hard cover vs soft cover vs ebooks) in order to help fund my daughter’s medical school. I set the length of the campaign to … Continue reading

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A win-win

For those of you who don’t know, my daughter was recently accepted to medical school. The typical first response to this news is “wow! Congratulations.” The secondary response usually comes a couple of minutes later once the realization sinks in. … Continue reading

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A post from 30000 feet above the pacific

It truly is impressive how things have ebbed and flowed over the past 30 years. When I first started working in the 80’s we had X25 packet networks that connected main frame computers located all over the world. Then for a … Continue reading

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Repost: Top 25 disruptive technology trends

In his work at Altimeter Group, Brian Solis studies the effects of disruptive technology on business and society. Agree or disagree with his list – and it covers a lot of ground – it makes fascinating and enlightening reading. 1. … Continue reading

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finge benefits

Last March I wondered to myself if I could still memorize enough material to be able to pull together a show that people would pay to see. I started where most people do, on the Internet. I researched the most … Continue reading

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Self driving electric cars

It has been rumoured that the big company with a bite out of their logo is gathering together like minded people to build a self driving electric car. I personally can’t wait for a world with self driving cars, but … Continue reading

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Update

Hey Readers, It’s been a busy year to date and for those of you outside Canada, we have an election in progress. My last BLOG post included a rant that may seem out-of-place, given the usual technical content found here. … Continue reading

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