Archive for August, 2007

More Buckets!

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

In life one encounters challenges, sometimes even full-on problems. My experience is that these challenges often face individuals inside of a large organization and organizations themselves. There are 6 distinct types of responses and characters that I’ve encountered in these situations and I like to express them in the metaphor of a sinking ship that… Continue Reading More Buckets!

Bringing my Acura’s headlights back to life

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

My Acura has it headlights pushed out the the top corners of the front end. Like many other cars with a similar design and price-point (the Ford Modeo/Contour comes to mind) the streams of dust and what not they are exposed to with all the highway travel my car sees have obscured the headlight bulbs… Continue Reading Bringing my Acura’s headlights back to life

Bacn, E-Mail you want, just not right now

Friday, August 24th, 2007

It’s a phenomenon that needed a name: E-Mail that you want, but is likely automated and arriving in your inbox and getting in the way of the E-Mail you actually want to deal with right now. More at

Congratulations to Markham

Tuesday, August 21st, 2007

I want to congratulate my hometown of Markham for both being in the news at not being in the news: Congratulations for being in the news for being awarded the new Honda Canada head office (I’m a Honda fan and owner). Congratulations for NOT being in the news following the recent big DVD piracy bust.

NASA finds the G Ring

Sunday, August 12th, 2007

NASA has recently found and explained Satrun’s mysterious G Ring. The Cassini space probe has been there since 2004, so it’s frustrating that those guys down and NASA had such a hard time finding the G Ring.