July 2012

Kill Decision by Daniel Suarez

One of the first “grown-up” books I read was Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton. He wrote it in 1969, while he was a medical student at Harvard Medical School. I remember not just loving the book, but admiring his attention to detail. My Dad worked at Millipore...

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Building Character with the Boy Scouts

“The Boy Scouts of America provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness.” That’s how the Boy Scouts describe themselves at scouting.org. I support that mission wholeheartedly; it’s why I’ve encouraged both of my...

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My war on phone distraction

At the risk of turning into a blog-stalker that only talks about his boss, I wanted to write up something I did in June as a direct result of watching a speech Joe gave on our “culture of distraction“. Joe’s entire speech is worth listening to, as...

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