February 2013

Does it “Pay” to be homeless?

I ran across an interesting article today (Click here) “Donations Pour In For Homeless Man Who Returned Ring He Got By Mistake”. It’s a warm story of a woman who threw a homeless guy some change and accidentally dropped her engagement ring in along with her change. The homeless guy apparently didn’t notice it until […]

February 27, 2013   Stories

When Ideas Have Sex

One of the keynote speakers at the Pink13 ITSM Conference this year was Matt Ridley. His keynote was great! I totally enjoyed it. I looked him up on TED and found that his talk (or at least a very similar version of it) is available – Ted Talk. The talk is all about interesting facts of how human progress […]

February 26, 2013   Inspire

The “Magic T”

Why is it that when it comes to sporting events, concerts and entertainment we always tend to want the best seats in the house, but when it comes to learning and training we shy away and want to sit in the back? There are cases where you walk into a training room and the first […]

February 25, 2013   Inspire

Thanks Captain “Sully”

One of the most impressive keynote presentations I’ve ever seen! WOW! Captain “Sully” Sullenberger is the man! He talked about his life and the preparations he had leading up to that day (the Miracle in the Hudson). He described the 208 seconds that changed his life and the effects it had on everyone around him. His […]

February 25, 2013   Inspire

Neil deGrasse Tyson

I was at an IT Conference last week in Las Vegas and was fortunate to see, hear and meet some really cool people talk. Amongst those I met was Neil deGrasse Tyson. He is the Astrophysicist that led the effort in downgrading “Pluto” from planet status to dwarf planet. I was very much into Math and Science […]

February 24, 2013   General

March Madness

Leonardo Aranda takes a gander at who has won in each round since 1985, by ranking, with a color-coded bracket that resembles a stacked area chart. It’s college basketball time again and friends and co-workers gather around the water cooler to talk top seeds and Cinderellas. I don’t know about you, but I really enjoy watching […]

February 24, 2013   Sports