It's like family, only weirder…

As a Multi-Millionaire…

My wife and I like to think strategically about our future.  Planning and foresight can save you a lot of grief and work in earnest. In the event that we should become multi-millionaires in the future, we want to make sure we know what we’re going to do with the…Continue Reading

What’s the Frequency, Kenneth?

Frequency is probably a term more commonly associated with 80’s synth-pop artists and electrical sound engineers. However, it’s not to be underestimated or underutilized as a viable word in other situations. I worked with one of the more difficult teaching challenges in my experience yesterday at my drum circle. A…Continue Reading

Where’s “My” Community?

I am imagining a better WordPress. For those of you who don’t know, it’s the engine behind Gradin.com, as well as countless other blogs on the Interweb. I have been using WordPress for several years now and I really enjoy it. Its many features have grown, and grown on me.…Continue Reading

Innovating the Search Engine

Listen up, Google! I have had a vision and I know what the next step in search engine technology is. It came to me as a spark of sudden hope during a frustrating journey down search engine back roads. You see, the folks at Read/Write Web are right. The Search…Continue Reading

Google’s Master Plan

What starts with Hire Steal a hardware engineer (from AltaVista.com) and ends with the purchase of Malaysia? Google’s Master Plan, that’s what. If you haven’t seen the world’s most famous white board, you owe it to yourself to do so. UnderGoogle.com: Google’s Master Plan

Improving a Working Process

Why would anybody engineer a toilet that works like this? It has been done – I’ve seen pictures! But why?!? I believe this is a good candidate for Darren’s Hall of Technical Documentation Weirdness. I do like the apparent pleasure a segregated movement brings the man in the first picture.…Continue Reading

I Blew a Monitor Out

My wife reminded me the other evening that it wasn’t incredibly “cool” to have blown out a monitor – no matter how macho I thought the event. But to keep my adoring public believing in me, I’ve also blown out a couple of engines now…like car engines. So I’m still…Continue Reading

Kibbles Wrap-Up

It was also after a rather unpleasant experience in the bathroom involving things like pine cones, sharp rocks, or possibly a complete toy train with working steam engine that I decided I should stop while I’m…er…still *going* as it were.

MotD

Said to me over Messenger… “No doughnuts; bad engineer!”