Civility is…

Civility is not cowardice. Civility is not giving up. Civility is not support or endorsement. Civility does not make you a victim. Civility is not weakness. Civility is strength. Civility is poise. Civility always has the upper hand. Civility may lose a skirmish, but it always, always wins the war. Keep fighting the good fight, … More Civility is…

The Three Rs

No, I’m not talking about reading, writing, and ‘rithmitic, I’m talking about the three Rs that are critical in creating and keeping a software organization strong. The three Rs in this case are Rigor, Resources, and Raison d’etre. Let’s take a look at each of these in turn. Resources I begin with resources because when … More The Three Rs

Democratic Primary 2016: I’m committed to Bernie, but concerned.

2016 Democratic Primary – I’m Committed but Concerned When push comes to shove, let there be no doubt about the fact that I think we, as one of the wealthiest societies on the planet, should be doing everything we can to help the poor and under served enjoy a standard of living that gives them … More Democratic Primary 2016: I’m committed to Bernie, but concerned.