Thoughts On Drexel’s New Fine For Streetcart Vendors

July 28, 2014

According to a late-breaking on Twitter last night, Drexel is now fining streetcart vendors for vending on the sidewalk. *BREAKING* SpOt will NO LONGER be serving @DrexelUniv due to NEW police Capt’s order to fine ALL foodcart vendors for using sidewalk.Pls RT — SpOt Gourmet Burgers (@Spotburgers) July 28, 2014 My feelings on this are […]

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Suburbia Is Nice, But I Prefer The City

July 5, 2014

One of the little known facts about me may be that I didn’t actually grow up in a certain city in Missouri, strictly speaking. I actually grew up in a suburb. In fact, I can’t actually remember if I ever did get to see downtown. My family moved to New Jersey in 1998 anyway, so […]

“We value testing ideas, not talking about them.”

June 10, 2014

A year ago, Paul english of Kayak had a rather interesting interview with The New York Times. The title of this post is one of his ideas that blew me away. Personally, I’m a fan of risk. Yes, that is a dangerous decision and there have been launch-day purchases and other investments I’ve regretted, but like failure, […]

Thoughts On Teams And The “Essential Four Types”

June 10, 2014

Considering that VMware is, perhaps, one of the best known and respected names in the information technology field, I think it should come as little surprise that VMware’s CEO, Paul Maritz, knows how to run a successful business. The New York Times interviewed him in 2010, and it’s worth a read. Strong leadership, no matter […]

FOSS is a Key Player In The Evolution of Technology

May 27, 2014

Note: This is another post for an assignment at Drexel. If you read the other two, you know the drill. FOSS, Free and Open Source Software, is a concept that has fueled many technology innovations. There is a fairly good chance you’ve used a FOSS project without even realizing it. In fact, you’re doing so […]

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Why I’m Donating Part Of My Manga To The Drexel Libraries

May 23, 2014

If you’re a “hardcore” manga collector, that title may have made you cringe. For those who know me, you might be thinking I’m nuts right now. But, it’s true. As of today, the Drexel University Libraries are the owners of a portion of my manga collection. Why? A couple of reasons. For one, next year […]

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