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What Business Can Learn from Open Source

This essay titled What Business Can Learn from Open Source has some great tidbits of wisdom in it. In short, the author concludes: So these, I think, are the three big lessons open source and blogging have to teach business: (1) that people work harder on stuff they like, (2) that the standard office environment […]

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Back On-line

Cable connection’s been fixed so we’re back on-line, supposedly faster than ever. Don’t know about that, but the TV is a lot clearer. Rate your broadband speed using Oceanic’s broadband speedometer. My speeds: Download-4.88 Mbps Upload-384 kbps

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Living with Dialup

It’ll be another day before the cable guys can come out to check on our cable connection. I can live with a fuzzy picture on TV but no broadband Internet access – that’s a killer. Dialup at 56K is okay for some stuff, but I sure miss that speed. How am I supposed to download […]

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Battlestar Galactica Season 2

Almost forgot to mention that the second season of Battlestar Galactica has started. A great series, very different from the original Battlestar. I love their mixture of old school and high tech. They can travel faster than the speed of light using their FTL (Faster Than Light) drives but still use phones with cords for […]

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Inside Club 939

Inside Club 939

Pictures of Club 939 are coming up. Darn cable connection gave out and got no high speed access to the Net. Update: Pictures are now available.

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HPO in HBR

The July/August 2005 issue of the Harvard Business Review is dedicated to the High-Performance Organization. Some pretty good (and relevant) articles all relating to management, leadership, and of course, high performing organizations. So when does the annual Slam Kicks issue hit the newsstands? Discussions on who’s going to be on the cover is underway at […]

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Managing for Creativity

Over many years, the leaders of SAS Institute have distilled a set of principles for getting peak performance from creative people. Among them: Value the work over the tools, reward excellence with challenges, and minimize hassles. Read the entire (excellent) article in the Harvard Business Review.

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daddytypes.com

daddytypes.com

daddytypes.com, the weblog for new dads, is pretty cool. All kinds of topics for new fathers. I especially like the strollers category. Here’s my contribution to daddytypes, a picture of Chris Martin (lead singer of Coldplay) taking daughter Apple for a stroll in a black Bugaboo Frog.

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Over: Sushi Party

Over: Sushi Party

The Sushi Party went well last night. As usual too much food! The usual suspects were there: Alli and Dane-save the date July 8, 2006John, Shari, and Lauren-check out the pictures to see how big Lauren’s gottenShannon-the 2005 Honolulu marathoner-to-beMichael and Michelle-is she asleep again? Special Guests Stewart-Club 939 cometh, tryouts next weekShaun-the newest partner […]

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