| August 22, 2011

I received the bad news this weekend; an old friend and former co-worker had died. Jose was one of the first people I met when I went to work at Cisco Systems in San Jose back in ’96. I was a complete noob, but he never hesitated to help when I was beating my head […]

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| May 9, 2011

Amtrak Turns 40…Called a ‘Massive Failure’ by its Founder Amtrak is: Government owned and controlled Union-operated, employing more than 20,000 workers Has a CEO appointed by the president of the United States Its annual budget is allocated allocated by Congress. What could possibly go wrong? You know you’re old if you can remember riding a […]