Categories
Uncategorized

60

I was born in 1960. My 60th birthday is next week. It is my turn to be utterly baffled at this change of decade. I have watched others turn 60. They all tell me that turning 50 was no big deal, but turning 60 was. I could tell that 60 is a bigger shift than […]

Categories
Uncategorized

The next rebels

I belong to the generation that followed the boomers. No, not Generation X. That other generation. The small one that is considered boomer but really isn’t. We’re just the tail at best. We aren’t the ones that rebelled. As my high school history teacher said: We’re the nothing-happened generation. There’s a lot of good to […]

Categories
Uncategorized

Operating systems: Organic versus digital showdown

Prologue: On the way home from a midnight birdwatching session, I saw two tawny owls. First one by the side of road, and another atop a lamp post. Beautiful birds, calmly staring back at me. The myth is that old dogs can’t learn new tricks. The truth is, we can, but we might need a […]