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  • Your First Hour…

    Your First Hour…

    FastCompany recently published a very good article with recommendations on what to do (and not do) with your first hour at work. I especially like two of them. Customer Service, and “Don’t check email.” It’s difficult, especially with email on...


  • Real Tech for Real People, Episode 111 “The Self Driving Episode”

    Real Tech for Real People, Episode 111 “The Self Driving Episode”

    Still slowly catching up on the Real Tech podcasts (you can find all the episodes, including the most current, over at http://rtfrp.com) This is episode 111. Show Notes: NEWS: AND… GOOGLE DRIVE is official.  Is it a “Wow!” or an...


  • The Freeh Report, Here

    The Freeh Report, Here

    It’s not suprising that it is difficult to download the Freeh report.  I was able to, and am making it available here.  Consider me a “mirror.”   FREEH REPORT_FINAL_071212 E-Book PDF: Open in New Window | Download


  • America, You Frighten, No Terrify, Me

    America, You Frighten, No Terrify, Me

    Are we just one bad experience away from descending into mob-rule and vigilante justice?  Is America so filled with anger that we no longer are able to see the distinction between justice and vengeance?  More importantly, have we lost sight...


  • Olympic Absurdity Runs Rampant with @London2012! Perhaps worse than @USOlympic!

    Olympic Absurdity Runs Rampant with @London2012! Perhaps worse than @USOlympic!

    Can there be an event that is more social than the Olympics?  One would think that if any organization would encourage the concepts of sharing, of openness, of coming together to share an event through whatever means, it would be...


  • @USOlympic Committee Makes Olympic Sized Mistake

    @USOlympic Committee Makes Olympic Sized Mistake

    The USOC has finally gone too far.  And by finally, I mean they did a while ago, but now they have REALLY done it.  In a yarn I couldn’t spin myself even if I tried, they are going after grandmas, moms,...


  • Support our Effort to Change Supply Chain Education

    Support our Effort to Change Supply Chain Education

    Thanks to a program sponsored by Chase and LivingSocial called Mission: Small Business℠, your support could translate into a $250,000 grant. But we need at least 250 votes at missionsmallbusiness.com to qualify. To vote for our business: 1. Go to...


  • The “Cost” of college, and why Tuition should be replaced by Sponsorship

    The “Cost” of college, and why Tuition should be replaced by Sponsorship

    Once again, Dean Dad poses an interesting question.  He asks what one year of college should cost. Asking what a year of college “should” cost is kind of a bizarre question. It should cost the accumulated costs of all the...


  • Bet You Can’t Search

    Bet You Can’t Search

    Are you surprised by how many people don’t know how to search? Apparently Google is, and they are working to help fix that with an educational program. It’s geared for educators, but that doesn’t mean every day, Real People” can...


  • So what do you consider “private”?

    So what do you consider “private”?

    About 15 years ago I was part of an ongoing public discussion concerning privacy.  The discussion at the time was about street cameras placed by the police around the neighborhoods.  Was this somehow a violation of privacy?  Should they be...