Everything I want to say has already been said

I want to blog more, but whenever I think of something to write I do a web search and find someone else has already written it. For example, this article addresses the same point. Is anyone reading the 937th review of that movie? Nope. But the 938th guy just wants to rant or rave. It’s …

Who still invests in mastering their tools?

Khoi Vinh writes about his reluctance to invest the time required to master a powerful new software product. “I no longer find the kind of satisfaction that I used to in laying the groundwork for better productivity, in acquiring complex tools and spending copious amounts of time learning them and setting them up in preparation …

“It’s a small town, after all…”

Yesterday I read Thomas Friedman’s column “The Whole World is Watching.” “Three years ago, I was catching a plane at Boston’s Logan airport and went to buy some magazines for the flight. As I approached the cash register, a woman coming from another direction got there just behind me – I thought. But when I …