Do I Really Need It?

Posted on 17. Jul, 2012 by in Growth, Innovation, Leadership, Productivity

A few weeks ago, I noted in this post that I’d had some difficulty with a new laptop computer, given by a long-time friend as a gift. I’ve been thinking about the outcome of the repair situation, and decided to use it to address a more-general issue. Since that post, I had two visits by […]

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Organic Connections

Posted on 24. Feb, 2012 by in Growth, Innovation

The Communications of the ACM (Vol. 54, No. 6, June 2011) had a fascinating article entitled, “Biology-Inspired Networking”, wherein the author described how a team at Carnegie Mellon University has developed a new networking algorithm.  Their approach is based on the observation that developing neural cells in fruit flies organize not just themselves, but also […]

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Why the Other Line Is Likely to Move Faster (video)

Posted on 11. Oct, 2011 by in Growth

This youtube-hosted video is a very engaging and entertaining quick view of queuing theory that provides an eminently practical everyday application.     Questions:  Are you aware of what criteria you use when making decisions?  If so, what are those criteria?  Are your criteria based on emotions or logic?  Do you always use the same […]

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