During grad school days in Austin, the wife and I befriended a young philosopher and his wife. He was an expert at a tender age in phenomenology, specifically the ideas of the modern-day French savant, Paul Ricoeur.
Today, you can learn much more about phenomenology than I could tell you by checking with Encyclopædia Britannica. EB [...]
I’d love to say something positive about the just released The Starfish and the Spider, and so I will before I forget that I intended to. The book is a fun little read if you’d like to revisit the oft-told, winsome startup stories of techno-age successes like eBay and Wikipedia and Skype. I like the [...]
My own memory is that the skill was becoming well-entrenched by the fourth grade. I can go back through old report cards for confirmation. Classes or subjects in which I received the lowest grades were nearly always classes or subjects where I remember the teacher as being incompetent. It would be easy—and not out of [...]