What Independence Day is For Me

I know for most people out there, the 4th of July is a day of fireworks, cooking out, boating, etc. (or huddling in their abode with their scared pets 😉 ) and many don’t understand the origins of it and why it is celebrated. It is, basically, to celebrate independence...

Why I’m Quitting Apple – Specifically iPhones

To start, I’ve always been an Apple fan – more than that really, an Apple evangelist, when it comes to technology, unified hardware/software platform, design aesthetics, mobile app security and so on. Back in 2007, I bought the original iPhone 1 even though...

Goodbye 2014, 2015 is upon us.

For me, 2014 was a year of struggle. Personally, emotionally and financially it started out with high hopes, as every year does, but 2014 ended sort-of, kind-of low for me. But that low is temporary. Due to a number of reasons, things went south early in the year,...
How to Balance Work and Family Life

How to Balance Work and Family Life

Creating harmony between your career and family life can sometimes be a bit difficult, especially for those of us who are freelancers, in management and/or have a full-time job as well as side-work that can consume your family time. I’m no expert on the topic,...
Steve Jobs is Dead (1955-2011)

Steve Jobs is Dead (1955-2011)

Steve Jobs died on Wednesday October 5th, 2011.  It is a sad day.  His death is no more “significant” than anyone else’s, but the world has truly lost an icon… Someone who has probably changed the world of computing more than anyone else in...