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Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

Buying on Sale

May 16, 2019

Many shoppers are enticed by Ads that claim that their items are marked down for sale from their usual higher prices. These ads claim / offer that the shoppers will save some amount of money by Buying on Sale through these merchants who are offering their deals. What does not appear to be as well […]

And now “The Book”

July 27, 2018

In May 2018, I started a “Go Fund Me” site to gather some money so that I can publish “The Book” that represents my “softwareengineeringhandbook.wordpress.com” blog. The Title of the book will be: “IT’s Lost Art of Software Engineering” and will contain much of what has been posted in my blog for the last few […]

Now Is Forever

March 23, 2018

Every second of our lives is a moment in “The Now”. How can it be otherwise? What is past is passed and we can only remember and HOPE that we Learn from our past. What is Yet To Come holds promise and, perhaps, fear but we spend each Now preparing for what is Yet To […]

Quoting Andy Weir – The Martian

January 12, 2018

Andy Weir is a software engineer / programmer who wrote a book: “The Martian” as his first novel. At the end of this book, he wrote: “… human being has a basic instinct to help each other out. It might not seem that way sometimes, but it’s true. If a hiker gets lost in the […]

An Inside Joke

June 18, 2017

Do you know what an Inside Joke is? It’s a joke that only works inside my head!  That’s an Inside Joke. And by the way, that, in itself, is an Inside Joke!   However, since you are here, why don’t you check out some of my other blogs: IT’s Lost Art of Software Engineering: https://softwareengineeringhandbook.wordpress.com/ […]

Dear Mr. Trump

February 17, 2017

I am not a pundit.  I am not a “politico”.  I am a US Citizen who voted in our recent (2016) Presidential Election. Mr. Trump (I refuse to call you President):  You are NOT a politician and many of us thought that could be a good thing but it turns out that you are an […]

The BUFFETT Rule (email)

November 30, 2016

The BUFFETT Rule  Pass on to at least 20 people if you agree We must support this – pass it on and let’s see if these idiots understand what people pressure is all about. Salary of retired US Presidents .. . . . .. . . . . .. . $180,000 FOR LIFE Salary of […]

The Internet of Things and Your Car

November 12, 2016

Use the car’s remote access to unlock the doors and get into the driver’s seat. Mount your cell phone on a device that has sensors to let it and your Car know that there is a GPS capable cell phone in the mount. Activate your GPS system and ask it to Navigate to an address […]

Drones and Shotguns

November 12, 2016

Drones are coming to their own recently and will become even more pervasive in the near future. Imagine a time when 30 to 50 pound packages will be carried by a drone from its Shipping / Warehouse Location to your front door. These drones will have systems that allow them to use a GPS Navigation […]

Entitlement? I don’t think so!

May 30, 2016

Who died before they collected Social Security? KEEP PASSING THIS AROUND UNTIL  EVERY ONE HAS HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO READ IT… THIS IS SURE SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT!!!! THE ONLY THING WRONG WITH THE GOVERNMENT’S CALCULATION OF AVAILABLE SOCIAL SECURITY IS THEY FORGOT TO FIGURE IN THE PEOPLE WHO DIED BEFORE THEY EVER COLLECTED A SOCIAL SECURITY […]