From Nature The COVID-19 vaccine development landscape. From the World Health Organization DRAFT landscape of COVID-19 candidate vaccines – 20 March 2020 More COVID-19 related links can be found here. Continue reading
Hope is slow poison. Either it will happen or it won’t. Life is short. Let go. Move on. Don’t hope. Your “hope” should lie in the nearly limitless, opportunity rich environment that we all have available to us while we live. While there’s life, there’s that kind of “hope”. Continue reading
Survival happens when you create a future, not when you defend a past. Continue reading
Never forget … Evolution sucks for the losers. Continue reading
Many people believe that a business is about making money. This is a false notion made worse by our inadequate and misleading accounting systems. Continue reading
I tried WordPress.com and decided to stay with my self hosted instance of WordPress. WordPress.com gets pretty expensive to get it up to the capabilities that I can provide on a self managed site. I guess I’ll just need to pay more attention. Continue reading
Hi Folks, Due to the overhead and flakiness of trying to keep my own instance of WordPress alive I’m rehosting my blog to wordpress.com. It will be a process, but you can see the work here https://worldoflonniemandigo.blog/. Once it’s stable I’ll point the lonniemandigo.com domain to that site and retire … Continue reading
Some things just happen. They’re no one’s fault. There are no specific actions that could have been taken to avoid them. Sometimes life just sucks. When I see this I remind myself to not “argue with physics”. Physics isn’t good or bad, it just is. This reminder can help to bring my attention back to things I can influence.
Note that I’m not timid about what I believe I can influence. These things require the focused application of time, energy and insight. If you learn about what people have accomplished and are accomplishing then you know that we have an enormous amount of influence. We should not be timid, but we should insightfully and efficiently choose where we’re going to spend our time and energy. This is wisdom and it’s worth a lifetime of study and practice.
I’ve started a thing I call a “TED Salon”. The basic process is pretty simple. Invite a small group of people over. Eat, drink and socialize a bit. Watch a TED Talk. Talk until that last person you invited decides they want to leave. We’ve had a couple of these … Continue reading
… nor am I a conservative. If you need to give me a label I prefer “Progressive”, but be certain you know what I mean when I say that. Continue reading