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Stirling Engines, the Comeback of the Century

In the yonder years of the Industrial Revolution machines of monstrous proportion dwarfed man in both means of production and thirst of power. The demand for energy was unlike anything called upon before, but inventors of the time powered through to usher in the modern age. It boiled down to two types of generators, the […]

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Monkey Business, The Value of Teaching

Monkey Business: Monkey see, monkey do… Turns out that’s about all they do. The intelligence of apes and monkeys are unmatched throughout the animal kingdom and at their pinnacle, we humans reign supreme. Our closest ancestor alive today is the chimpanzee, yet despite the fact they share 98% of their DNA with us, they have […]

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Outsourcing to India

Outsourcing our IT services to Rajasthan, India began, serendipitously, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. My son, Mason, and I were celebrating his 18th birthday on a trip to Southeast Asia, that also involved business.

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Being Weird is Being Human

Mason Lengyel, a graduate of Shattuck St Marys School in Minnesota, gave this senior speech to his school. Mason is now a sophomore in the honors program at the University of Alaska – Anchorage, majoring in BioScience.
PHOTO: Mason and Sidney Crosby, Captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins, who congratulated Mason on his senior speech on graduation day. Sid’s sister Taylor also graduated.

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