The power of the white board

This piece was published in a college newspaper On Oct. 30, Wall Street Journal technology columnist Farhad Manjoo wrote about the power of the whiteboard. He discussed how high-tech Silicon Valley companies that have been responsible for creating a vast array of sophisticated digital products ironically rely on nondigital mediums to sort through their ideas … Continue reading

Learning to code, part II

This piece was published in a college newspaper A few months ago, on this page, I made the case for learning how to code. I primarily addressed readers who, like me, have no background in coding whatsoever. My argument was that it is extremely beneficial from a professional standpoint to learn how to read and … Continue reading

Learning to Code (Part 1)

This piece was published in a college newspaper I’m an energy guy who likes economics, politics and history. For the past three years, I’ve focused on and developed these aspects of my professional personality. For whatever reason, I didn’t give much attention to computer programming. But I was wrong. And I’m here to tell you … Continue reading

It’s all about the money, honey

This piece was published in a college newspaper Costs, revenues and profits. That’s what drives all of human activity in our part of the world. It’s a pretty bold thing to say. But think about the last time you went on a date, the last time you bought a present for someone, the last time … Continue reading