Tom Perkins, Income Inequality, And Engaging With The Public

I groaned when I saw this come through my Twitter feed: Jumping straight to the Nazi/Hitler comparison’s really streamlines the descent to trollish online discussion. No need to wade through all that high-falutin, intellectual discussion; jump straight to the trash talk! Weak rhetorical technique, I’m afraid. I won’t bother with deconstructing the analogy Mr. Perkins Read More …

Google+ and Social Media Movement

I’ve been spending more time on Google+ lately (here’s the link to my Google+ page). Twitter has been my biggest site of late, with Facebook being a solid second. However, I’m beginning to see some solid value in the Google+ platform. The main thing I like: larger posting sizes than Twitter. Twitter was designed around Read More …

Being Female in the Digital Age and my Disappointment for Food Democracy Now

I was annoyed when I saw this hit my Twitter feed. , The article references Food Democracy Now‘s response to an article written by the New York Time’s Amy Harmon. That an organization that I support  pulled this crap really got to me. We’re used to this stuff from the Right, whether Rush Limbaugh railing against Read More …

Contracts: Where Tech and Real Estate Could Actually Meet and Add Value

The past few years I’ve worked in real estate. One thing I’ve noticed: a general dis-trust, or at least dislike for many technological solutions. The slow adoption of e-Signatures are one that particularly get me. It’s hysterical to me how many institutions refuse to accept them. Many of the government owned properties as well major Read More …

Thoughts on the Kelly Thomas Verdict

This came across this on my Twitter feed this evening. Hard hitting, painful as a father to see, to consider. To picture my son begging for his live at the hands of a merciless beating. It’s a provocative image, eliciting a solid emotional response. My intellect, as a general rule, questions emotion-based responses. Thus, I Read More …