Remember when a fishing trip meant long days sat with your Dad, miles from anywhere, staring at a pond with a few cold ones and your Dad telling you not to drink the beer too fast? Nope, my Dad didn’t … Continue reading Let’s Go Phishing…
I’ve followed Naomi Wu on twitter for a few years. Her youtube channel tech videos are legend. When you first see Naomi in pictures or video, it’s surprising, for some I can see it could be challenging. I could care … Continue reading What’s Your Story?
This Washington Post article by Eli Saslow is both compelling reading and in equal measures depressing and a call to arms. This really isn’t about poor people who don’t try hard enough, don’t work hard enough, it’s about a failing system, everything from hours of work, to transport, and support systems. In many respects it resembles a self eating virus, where the only way forward for many is to eat their future. Meanwhile instead of meaningful change and addressing the issues, Republican States are wasting time banning books and trying any way they can to stop women getting abortions. Some … Continue reading The death spiral of an American family
When I left IBM after 23-years I won’t claim it was because of my age. I was 52 at the time and yes, I let them “pink slip” me. I was though disappointed but not surprised when I read this … Continue reading Age Or Experience?
I wrote the following as a thread on twitter yesterday, I thought it would be simpler than writing a blog post. It wasn’t. I do have the greatest empathy with the #LouisvilleCO residents who lost their homes. We can’t predict … Continue reading Resilience or Consequences
Here is another great example of how US Retail banking is completely unsuited for the 21st Century and how the rules of the banks not only costs money but is also subject to considerable delay. It doesn’t affect International companies, … Continue reading More Broken US Retail Banking
[I try not to cross post, but I’m going to break my rule twice with this. It was originally written for my linkedin account about a post I wrote on my music research blog. The embedded post has the story … Continue reading The stories that we tell.
As America’s west starts to suffer the consequences of one of the deepest and most severe drought in a century, largely due to climate change but also large increases in population and construction, the conditions elsewhere are increasingly bad. We’ve … Continue reading Water wars and more
Americans have no idea how backward their financial systems are. Charles Arthur (author and commentator) via The Overspill No. 1618 Yesterday evening I went through the usual dance at a restaurant in my home town of #louisvilleco . You ask … Continue reading CHASE Backwards Banking
If something seems too good to be true The old idiom is certainly true when it comes to #instagram When @duckduckgo sent out this tweet and my reaction is this isn’t the half of it. If #facebook was only used … Continue reading Instagram Scams