Working In Teams

“After all is said and done, more is usually said than done.” The New York Times published a very interesting article by Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Charles Duhigg about working in teams. Whether in school or at work, you have probably all worked on a team at some point, but most people never really think much… Read More »

Free Books

Did you know there are hundreds of eBooks you can read and download for free each week? I only stumbled across this industry because I was looking for ways to promote my own eBook. It turns out that Amazon.com allows authors to have a book promotion where their book is offered for free (or sometimes… Read More »

The Student and The Barometer

“Minds are like parachutes – they only function when open.” – Thomas Dewar Here’s a story I heard many years ago that has stuck with me: [note that a barometer is a compass-looking device used to measure atmospheric pressure] ——————————————————————————————————————————————— The Student and The Barometer Some time ago I received a call from a colleague.… Read More »

Beware of Black Hat SEO

I come to you today with a warning: Beware of SEO companies. Not all SEO companies are bad, but many employ tactics that are considered “black hat,” where they promote your site by doing things that violate the rules of the internet. The likelihood is they will be, but ask just so you have peace… Read More »

2016 – The Year of Virtual Reality

My prediction is that 2016 will be the year that virtual reality (VR) finally becomes a major industry. There are many factors at play, all of which will soon come together to make virtual reality ready for mass adoption: 1. In the next few months, Oculus Rift (now owned by Facebook) is expected to launch… Read More »

Thinking Big

Damn that Elon Musk! I create a site solving the mystery of why some women’s shirts get tiny holes in them (ShirtHoles.com); he builds the world’s largest electric car company (Tesla). I create The Fart Name List; he sends rockets into space. And, in his spare time, he is designing Hyperloop (the fastest, most ambitious… Read More »