A Blog About Humanity, Technology and Other Curiosities

- February -
22
2013

Attention: Bill Butler, Tim Moses and Tommy Williams, Please Check My Facts

I experienced a lot of nostalgia last night while attending SouthernAlpha’s inaugural Spark Nashville at 3rd and Lindsley. Listening to the panel discussion with Marcus Whitney and Nicholas Holland, I was fascinated with the stories of these “pioneers of the industry” when I happened to notice the familiar profile of Bill Butler in the balcony. If I were in a movie, the scene could not have been better scripted. For there, hovering with saintly presence above these “old” gents in their reminiscing about the old days (early to mid 2000’s) was a true visionary for technology in Nashville before there was any awareness of any kind by most anyone. How could this be, you might ask? Pull up a chair. Pour yourself a beverage. Raise your hands, clasp your hands with fingers intertwined and, with your best Wayne’s World flashback impersonation, come back with me....”doodl-oodl-oo, doodl-oodl-oo, doodl-oodl-oo, doodl-oodl-oo........”

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- February -
20
2013

I hope "The Byrds" Would Approve

One night, while I was driving home, I think I discovered the symbol that I was looking for- the turn signal. Pick any kind of car you want and as different as they are, most modern automobiles at least share the turn signal in common.

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- February -
14
2013

Just and Moral Part II

Sorry this took a little longer to post than I had planned but I AM beta-testing the newest version of Sitemason. It turns out my blog actually helped identify some bugs so I waited until the coast was clear. And now, back to the question, "What makes a just and moral leader?"

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- February -
5
2013

Harvey's Question: "The Just and Moral Leader"

My mentor, Harvey, posed this question: "Who is a just and moral leader?" Too bad we didn’t have all day to discuss it but, that night, I couldn’t get the question out of my head so I decided to write Harvey a message. It’s probably too big for one blog so I’ll make it a series.

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