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Latest Posts

How I hired my boss, or appear to have

posted: November 28, 2020

tl;dr: It looked to others like a good trick, but I didn’t actually hire my boss...

My kind of company, part two

posted: November 21, 2020

tl;dr: Final ruminations on the type of company that is the best fit for me...

Book review: How the Internet Happened: From Netscape to the iPhone, by Brian McCullough

posted: November 15, 2020

tl;dr: An informative, entertaining history of the key events, people, and companies that made the consumer Internet revolution happen...

My kind of company, part one

posted: November 14, 2020

tl;dr: Ruminations on the type of company that is the best fit for me...

RIP: Westell’s public stock listing, 1995 - 2020

posted: November 7, 2020

tl;dr: Thoughts on Westell’s delisting and its time as a public company...

Ruminations on the causes of bad software

posted: October 31, 2020

tl;dr: Bad software has been with us forever and will continue to be with us, but why?...

Nine tips to improve your videoconferencing experience

posted: October 24, 2020

tl;dr: Look and sound your best, and be nice to the other videoconference participants, by following these tips...

What can possibly go wrong?: Videoconferencing

posted: October 18, 2020

tl;dr: Others are upset when their videoconference has issues and glitches; I’m surprised it works as well as it does...

Book review: The New Case for Gold, by James Rickards

posted: October 16, 2020

tl;dr: An international financier predicts the collapse of the global monetary system...

Finding and fixing intermittent software problems

posted: October 11, 2020

tl;dr: 7 tips and tricks for solving intermittent software problems...