Poor Bastards

Way back when I was dating the university’s president’s daughter I scored an internship at a psychiatric hospital in a rough neighborhood of Philly. Flagrant nepotism but incidentally I knew psych, I was helpful during my [...]

Satya Nadella Kicking Ass [rough draft, help!!]

Here’s what I’ve observed under Nadella’s watch, the new Microsoft CEO. Right now this is a rough draft, so if you people give me more material I’ll pop it into the article, please and thank you. [...]

Learn Cantonese, Google Translate!

Google’s wonderful translation service speaks eighty languages. Eighty! Stunning voice synthesizing and speech recognition in both lingual directions too, it’s crazy. Eight languages. Among those languages is Latin. There are zero native Latin speakers in the [...]

Bill Gates Philanthropy Not Affected By Increased Time at Redmond

Bill Gates, advocate of the widely criticized Common Core educational changes as well as renowned good guy and philanthropist, has been spending more time at Redmond as of late. Even though he just dropped 50 million [...]

Hongkongers Show Ferguson How to Protest

I hate people who block traffic for any reason, but these kids in Hong Kong have won me over. The students have chosen, with an impressively-rapid acquisition of traction and seemingly-universal and escalating global support, to [...]

Wife: Why Is Hong Kong Is Getting No Coverage?

So last night me and the missus were gearing up to watch NBC Nightly News. She cooked a good dinner, pasta and chicken and some green stuff. She worked hard on that dinner. She was texting [...]

Microsoft: Promote Universal Apps

I had some downtime yesterday and decided to browse the Windows 8 Store. After poking around Featured, Top Free, New & Rising, and a couple other categories, I took at look at the three tabs across [...]

Starbucks Wifi: A Subtle Irritant

Like you probably, I’m surrounded by Starbucks. Every now and then, either due to a low signal or because I want to download a half of gig of this and that or because I want to [...]

64% Cheat On Their Significant Other While in The Same Room

With the divorce rate as high as it is I guess I don’t understand why this statistic shocked me as much as it did. But it did. 64% of a survey of 11,050 cheating members in [...]

China Looking at Cell Phone Lanes for Sidewalks

We have all the culprits or victims of walking down the street bank getting bumped into by someone looking at their cell phone.  The main issue I have is when people using their cell phones pull [...]