A couple of days ago I shared a story on Twitter from Scientific American titled Women May Find Management Positions Less Desirable. I disagreed with the premise of the article, and I shared it with a couple of people I know who I thought might be interested in it. One of the people who responded […]

I don’t know how many people remember the original Star Trek series. For those who don’t, there was an episode where a guest character had created a super computer with the intention that it could run an entire starship on its own, such that it wouldn’t need a crew or a captain. As the computer […]

There’s many things I do that get accolades for that, sometimes, I start to think I can’t do anything wrong. Usually that’s when reality kicks in. It can feel harsh or just disappointing but it’s the type of thing that brings me back to reality, even if I didn’t actually make any mistakes. A friend […]

You know why I think I’m a good consultant? There’s actually more than one reason. First, I know I know my stuff when it comes to whatever I’m consulting on; otherwise I don’t accept the assignment. Second, I’m good with people I’m consulting with if they’re willing to work with me. Jiuck via Compfight Over […]

Back in 1992, there were horrible riots in Los Angeles after an all-white jury acquitted 4 police officers of using excessive force against a man named Rodney King, even though there was extensive video footage of the beating, which also included a lot of other police officers standing around watching it happen. As is wont […]

Usually when I write a post on a diversity issue I get few people to comment, let alone read it. That’s why last week’s post about privilege & cultural appropriation stood out because not only did it get a couple of comments but it got me talking to a few people on Twitter. discussing this […]

“You can’t just hide and act like nothing’s going on.” “Sure I can.” “Don’t you care about what’s happening?” “Not really, because there’s nothing I can do. I have no power; minorities have no power. I did my part; now I’m done.” “I’m not giving up. I’m going to fight for the next 4 years.” […]