I’m Dreaming of a Wet Christmas

I’m Dreaming of a Wet Christmas

Sung to the tune of “White Christmas“, with apologies to Irving Berlin and junk scientists everywhere. I’m dreaming of a wet Christmas, Just like the one Al Gore predicts. Where Big Al is frowning and we’re all drowning; Although, real science...
Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, and Innovation

Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, and Innovation

After the editors of Harvard Business Review (HBR) came back from vacation, they immediately took a sabbatical or went into hibernation or something. No one seems to be sure. But it’s the only way to explain the publication of this: “The Myth of the...
Reading the Classics

Reading the Classics

Once I know how useless something is, I really don’t enjoy being reminded of its uselessness. Alas, as I’m quite aware, the world doesn’t care much what I do or do not enjoy. And, so, I couldn’t ignore this reminder: “Capital projects:...