I decided to try my hand at the daily podcast thing by recording a talk during my commute. This first episode is a bit rough. It was raining which makes for some extra noise. I promise it will get better! Run time: 14:18 Press Play on the player above or download the episode here by right clicking and selecting “Save target as…”Read More →

I graduated from high school in June of 1981. Later that year I attended Kalamazoo Valley Community College and in 1983 I was awarded an associate in applied science degree in data processing. An internship turned into a real paying job, and my career was born. Thirty years later, working with computers is still my day job, although we call it “information technology” now. Throughout the years I’ve thought about going back to school and getting a bachelor’s degree. Indeed I actually took a couple of classes at Western Michigan University toward that end. But two semesters of painful economics classes and a move acrossRead More →