The next big thing is unlikely to come from the same organization that brought us todays big thing.
Innovation usually comes from without. For example, at one time IBM and the seven dwarfs (Burroughs, CDC, GE, Honeywell, NCR, Univac, and XDS) ruled the computer business. They did not see the emergence of the mini-computer and DEC, Data General, and Varian took the leadership as the minis erod...
March 11, 2014 - 3:52pm
I was looking through one of my Indian cookbooks last week and noticed that there were a few recipes using "Paneer," which is a type of cheese used commonly in India--it's a fresh cheese, and the book said it's easy to make.
So, Trevor found a recipe on the web for Paneer, and guess what we did yesterday afternoon? :)
It was super easy, although time-consuming, because basically you just have...
March 10, 2014 - 12:38pm
Rose Under Fire, by Elizabeth Wein, is a sequel of sorts to Wein'sCode Name Verity, although one does not have to read one to understand the other. The style is similar, since both are told predominately through the eyes of a girl (or girls) writing a journal. The form might sound tedious, but it is well done and engaging.
I enjoyedCode Name Verity, but I thinkRose Under Fire is better. It is ...
February 20, 2014 - 6:27pm
First Things First
I am thinking about my mother today.
She was diagnosed with Stage4 cancer over twelve years ago, and lived for ten years after that before she could no longer take chemotherapy. Two years ago, my brother and I took Mom to Florida to see her mom, which we all knew would be the last, as the health of both of these wonderful women was failing.
Im thinking about Mom because two years ago today wa...
January 17, 2014 - 11:15am