The next time someone tells you ‘that’s a dumb idea’, or ‘it can’t be done’, remember this from a 1876 Western Union internal memo:

“This ‘telephone’ has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. The device is inherently of no value to us.”



- Oculus Rift
- Sony Handycam
- Sony 4K Ultra Short Throw Projector
- Vizio’s $1,000 4K Television
- Pebble Steel
- Intel Smart Earbuds
- Razer’s Project Christine
- Mophie Space Pack (one of my fav)
- GoldenEar SuperCinema 3D Array XL
- DoorBot

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Intel Makes A Bold Move With 64-bit Android

January 12, 2014

Intel has made a big move by contributing to Android to make ready a 64-Bit version of the OS for x86 smartphones. This will run on Atom processors.  I’m not sure this will break the hold ARM has on the tablet / smart phone market, but it’s an interesting move. Read more. Rick  

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Workflow Refresh

November 28, 2013

I have used a Mac for several years. My entire workflow is based on the Mac. Since the launch of the a iPad, I have also owned an iPad. I recently purchased the iPadAir, my 4th iPad. I believe this is an amazing update, and the first iPad that I feel can significantly change my […]

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August 11, 2013

I understand far less about life than some, but I know this – friends and relationships make life better. Social networking is great, but eye contact and being with friends cannot be replaced by a computer or a mobile device.

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Complexity Multiplies

August 3, 2013

Have you ever noticed that complexity breeds more complexity? That’s all … Rick

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Change … Take a leap!

July 30, 2013

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” ~ Mark Twain This has been a year of major change […]

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Moving On .. Bringing Back The Passion

July 21, 2013

I have accepted a position at Henny Penny, and have resigned from my role at ITW. To many this may be a surprised. I have been employed at ITW (Hobart) for nearly 35 years. Why now? Simply put, I needed a change. I have worked with great people at ITW. They are amazing! I worked […]

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Space Oddity .. bring cool back to space

May 12, 2013

Just watch this amazing video:

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Sad news from Boston …

April 15, 2013

Sometimes events occur that remind us of the important things in life. I have already read articles about the legality of shutting down cell networks, seen some political positioning, and so forth. In the mean time, hearts are hurting. This is one crazy world we live in. Life is short .. live, love and stop […]

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