Monthly Archives: June 2010

The future of space travel

One of the companies that I have been following is a company called SpaceX (short for Space Exploration Technologies Corporation).  Founded in 2002 by South-African born Engineer and industrialist Elon Musk (also founder of PayPal and Tesla Motors), the company designs and … Continue reading

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Farewell Candlestick Park

I am a huge football fan and love my San Francisco 49ers.  I’m what you call a “Forty Niner Faithful”.  Through thick and thin, I love the dudes wearing the red and gold.  Yesterday, the City of Santa Clara approved Measure … Continue reading

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Will Verizon Wireless carry the iPhone?

With the debut of the new iPhone 4 at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference yesterday, I was hoping Steve Jobs might address the rumor that Verizon Wireless plans to carry the phone.  This possibility brings many questions.  It’s obvious that Verizon is deeply committed … Continue reading

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Going the distance

As I have stated in an earlier post, I have a 10-year-old Son with Down syndrome.  Educating a child with an intellectual disability is an enormous undertaking and responsibility.  This is especially true if the parents choose an inclusion approach.  The inclusion … Continue reading

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What’s missing in the Gulf oil spill story

Watching daily the coverage of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico makes my heart sink.  The livelihoods of hard-working people are being wiped out and the helplessness and frustrations are building daily.  Watching the slow ruin of pristine coastlines and beaches is overwhelming … Continue reading

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What matters most to me

Today marks the first anniversary of my unemployment.  For me, it is a somber reminder of what is going on in the national economy where millions share my story of long-term unemployment.  Unemployment is one of the most humbling and terrifying experiences a … Continue reading

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Does Facebook really care about our privacy?

It was interesting reading some of the Mark Zuckerberg interview coverage during the All Things D Conference being held in southern California.  As many people know by now, Mark Zuckerberg is the 26-year-old founder of the social networking site Facebook.  During a confrontational line of … Continue reading

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The perfect game

I love the game of baseball.  Today in Detroit, something extraordinary almost happened.  Armando Galarraga of the Detroit Tigers almost became the third pitcher in professional baseball to pitch a perfect game in one season.  Over the 135 year history of baseball, only 20 … Continue reading

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A day of remembrance

Today is the day where we pause and remember with a grateful heart those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our country.  As I though about Memorial Day today, I thought I would do a little research on historical facts.  According to Wikipedia, the first … Continue reading

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