According to an article in yesterday’s Independent, the weather in Britain, especially England, has been so lousy that the UK is set to go from a wheat exporter to a wheat importer […]
Corporate values lead engineers to deny industrial climate disruption
Most engineers take on some of their employer’s values. As a result, many engineers come to see industrial climate disruption as a threat to their employer and to their jobs, and that leads too many engineers to deny the reality of industrial climate disruption.
Libertarians, engineers, and climate disruption denial: part 2 – engineers
There are a lot of engineers among the ranks of industrial climate disruption deniers. Part Two of a series on libertarians, engineers, and climate disruption denial explores the personality traits and values of engineers.
Mark Zuckerberg: Is it time for Facebook's boy genius to go?
Today’s LA Times asks a good question: Is Mark Zuckerberg in over his hoodie as Facebook CEO? Business writers Walter Hamilton and Jessica Guynn dig into an issue that I suspect some of us […]
Wake Forest students and alumni are correct in challenging university commencement speaker selection
Some recent graduates of my alma mater, Wake Forest University, are up in arms over this year’s commencement speaker, former DISH Network chairman Charlie Ergen. They penned what struck me as a […]
Boardroom: occupied (by Paul Szep)
Nota Bene #122: OWStanding
“When I lie on the beach there naked, which I do sometimes, and I feel the wind coming over me and I see the stars up above and I am looking into […]
Nota Bene #121: Birds of an Ancient Feather
“Television is an invention whereby you can be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn’t have in your house.” Who said it? The answer is at the end of this […]
What do CEOs dream of? (by Paul Szep)
Nota Bene #119: Think! It Ain't Illegal Yet
“My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met.” Who said it?