Organizing the Pieces

I find myself writing bits of stories, poems, or even song lyrics in odd places. Sometimes an idea shows up and demands that it be written down while I’m eating, or in a meeting, or waiting for the bus, or on a telephone conference. Consequently, scraps show up on my desk as precious bits of […]

User Friendly

When a computer system, hardware or software, is easy to use and doesn’t cause us too much trouble, we say that it is user friendly. ┬áThe very existence of this term troubles me greatly. Somehow we’ve decided that technology is hard, computers are difficult, and powerful software is tricky to use. ┬áThis has progressed to […]