Lost Luggage

Lost Luggage Nothing surprises me, not anymore. There are modern inconveniences, but I’m well-aware of many of the problems. And solutions. I’ve been commuting around on SouthWest Airlines for the whole of this career’s span. It’s easier. Usually cheaper, too. Not always the least expensive, American Airlines was cheaper by five or ten bucks, but […] read more

Number Three

Number Three Do by not-doing. Act with non-action. Allow order to arise of itself. Lao Tsu, Tao Te Ching No. 3 #tao Tao te Ching of Lao Tzu – Free – Brian Walker Tao Te Ching Earlier translation, always available here, for free […] read more

Rules for Management

Rules for Management It’s from the legendary head of the Skunk Works…. I know I read a book about the developement of some of the projects, but I can’t recall the details. It was easier then as the line between good and evil was more carefully delineated. These days, we have to be too politically […] read more


Cryptonomicon 1999 – I have a first edition, it says, and I quote, “1999.” That’s some dated tech. But like other novels that hold up under the scrutiny of time, this one has, as well. Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson. There was an iBook sale, and for $1.99, a digital copy, in addition to the massive […] read more