A few weeks ago, I submitted Anthropomotron to the Apple App Store… and it got rejected. The same day, a friend got his grant proposal rejected by a major US research funding organization. The contrasts in how the rejections were delivered were staggering. To catch up, Anthropomotron has been my… Read more“How to Gracefully -Give- Criticism”
Nirvana – Aneurysm
So I’m picking up around 2 weeks worth of cat poo in the basement, and cleaning the litterboxes. The trash bag I’m scooping them into has a hole at the bottom, made by the cats because they can break in to the bag cabinet where there is now a torn-open… Read more“Nirvana – Aneurysm”
Here’s a Stupid Idea: Earth Hour
I usually don’t take a stand in this blog for professional reasons but I’ll make an exception for Earth Hour. Who’s stupid idea is this?* Change doesn’t happen by suggesting people do something different for an hour.** You fix the world through improving education, and following that by having world-minded… Read more“Here’s a Stupid Idea: Earth Hour”
Taj Majal vs. The Eiffel Tower. FIGHT!
Kristin and I had a debate over what the seven wonders of the world are. We agreed on the easy ones like the Library at Alexandria and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon but we weren’t sure if one of them was a temple to Zeus (which one was) or to… Read more“Taj Majal vs. The Eiffel Tower. FIGHT!”