turned off my tv today

I don’t want to remember 9/11.  Remembering is about avoiding past mistakes or getting revenge.  Honor the victims, absolutely. 9/11 wasn’t a mistake.  We were sucker-punched.  There’s always something we missed, but really there’s not a lot to beat ourselves…

So far so good.

I am an indulgent parent.  No, seriously.  I’m the parent you tsk at.  I’m the dad that says no candy, and when one of my sons cries in response, I say ‘ok’ and get the candy.  I let my kids…

Social Funding: Could it work?

Social Funding, the next installment of my continuing, though usually soon deleted series of blog posts called Whatifz. Background: Recently, I heard a radio interview with  David Graeble, author of DEBT: The First 5000 Years.  Here ->(http://www.amazon.com/Debt-First-000-Years-ebook/dp/B00513DGIO/ref=tmm_kin_title_0?ie=UTF8&m=AG56TWVU5XWC2) is the Kindle Link, if…

What the hell am I doing, anyway?

Just finished my second IT Certification in a month, and starting up another.  That’s the good news.  Certification has always been something I’ve explained away in job interviews, and I’m looking forward to having them on my side in the…