Lousy Weather Predictions

John Tarvardian sent me a link to an article about a hotel mogul in Florida who is threatening to sue a hurricane expert over his blown predictions of increased hurricane activity… John notes, “With any luck, local channels will throttle back on

Microsoft Technical Support

Mujibar was trying to get a job in India. The Personnel Manager said, “Mujibar, you have passed all the tests, except one. Unless you pass it you cannot qualify for this job.” Mujibar said, “I am ready” The manager said,

Are the Ivory Towers Losing Their Luster?

Every time I visit a major University, I continue to have these doubts about their value.   I can see a University as providing a community experience where young adults get the opportunity to experience a more independent lifestyle in a relatively safe environment. 

What is the Meaning of Quality?

This is an interesting AP story where the famed Massachusetts Institute of Technology is suing an architect of one of their new buildings for breach of duties for providing “deficient designs”.  MIT is also suing the builder over the leaking

Canadian Health Queue

Here is one from Sam Greenwood, where he shares commentary from a friend living in Canada…  I’ve seen on the news up here in Canada where Hillary Clinton introduced her new health care plan. Something similar to what we have in

A Teacher of High Moral Character?

An interesting story in the Associated Press about a teacher (a liberal Jew?) staging a sit-in: David Wasserman, a middle school teacher in Madison, began his protest Tuesday. Instead of giving students the Wisconsin Knowledge and Concepts Exam, he sat

Ways to Describe Stupidity

If you ever need a short description to describe stupidity in the workplace, I compiled a decent list from various sources: A few screws short of a hardware store. Not the sharpest knife in the drawer. A few fries short