The Power of Burning the Boats

When the Grecian armies landed on their enemy’s shore, the first order the commanders gave was “Burn the boats.” With no boats to retreat the armies had no choice but to do whatever it took to be successful and win. I one thing I am leaving in 2011 is about 55 lbs....

My Technological Stubbornness

For someone who considers himself a rather savvy bleeding-edge type I have a track record for being slow to adopt certain technologies. Case in point, the Kindle. Until about a week and a half ago I was not a Kindle owner. This should have been a no-brainer. I enjoy...

Why I Wish I Could Love Apple

Apple has been a bastion of innovation, if not always commercial success (reference Lisa), for years. The renaissance they have enjoyed under the second coming of Steve Jobs is undeniable. They make sexy products that work – and not just work, but work...