Monthly Archives: May 2013

A change will do you good!!

Or at least that is what Sheryl Crow says. My wife and I recently had another couple over to our house for a catered supper. The supper was excellent but so was the conversation. The person in question is an … Continue reading

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“Traditional marketing is dead!!!

It should not come as a surprise that traditional marketing has become less effective in this new Internet driven era. The following is a quote from a harvard business study by Bill Lee. “First, buyers are no longer paying much … Continue reading

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ā€œEffective C++ā€ : Part 6

It’s time for another in the series of posts on effective C++. The nice part of these posts is that writing about the points forces me to learn about them and understand them well enough to summarize them for others. … Continue reading

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Time to get this party started!!

Hey readers, It’s time to get this party started. I want to work with like minded people to start new ventures. I will contribute my time, skills, and connections to help anyone who wants to party. I have a few … Continue reading

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Do we really need management?

Ever wonder why people spend so much of their time getting an education and then decide to do something completely different? Most of the time the thing that these people decide to do has nothing to do with their education … Continue reading

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Is computer science still rocket science?

I had a call from my brother out in Vancouver last night and he asked me to BLOG about this question. He works for Telus and he feels that languages like Java script, coffee and other script oriented tools could … Continue reading

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What is “Blue Ocean” Strategy??

Some of the following material was extracted from the amazing Wikipedia. I first heard about “Blue Ocean” thinking from my brother who works for a large communications company. He learned about it as part of their internal training program for … Continue reading

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Eureka House

For those of you who do not know about the Science Fiction series “Eureka”, it was about a secret town in the United States, where the country promoted science and did leading edge research. The small town was populated by … Continue reading

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building wagons

An early high tech entrepreneur (Des Cunningham) once said that “if wagon builders knew that they were actually in the transportation business they might still be around today.” Oddly enough the company that he founded eventually declined because they thought … Continue reading

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Victoria Day

Hey Readers, It’s a holiday here in Canada so I’m going to do my best to kill dandelions, get some excercize and generally relax. Daily posts will start up again tomorrow and there are some good ones coming this week. … Continue reading

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