OF INTEREST

September 1, 2020

The Associated Press published an interesting book review about "Perilous Bounty" written by Thomas Philpott (https://apnews.com/c1067da270ae3c2dc023788bb2aec858).  I confess that I haven't read the book yet but the themes described in the review are familiar to those who follow the issues related to sustainable food and agriculture.  For example, the ava...

July 13, 2020

The International Business Circle ("IBC") in Colorado is a business and lifestyle network that brings its members together to exchange international perspectives, knowledge & connections in a no-pitch environment.  This week, for example, the IBC sponsored a very interesting on-line presentation that was broadcast from Europe by Cameron Bro...

July 11, 2019

Click on the photo below for a sobering read from Reuters.  Farmers have had to cope with a lot of tough developments, including the trade war and flooding.  Tightening credit conditions are adding to an already difficult picture.

July 11, 2019

The Galloping Geese had ten riders and once again our average fundraising was over $1,000 per rider.  In total we rode over 900 miles (on a very hot summer weekend) and raised just over $10,000.  Thanks to all the riders and to Coalfire who had a contingent participate with our team.  The event itself had roughly 2,600 riders riders with a goal of raising...

April 28, 2019

I had the privilege earlier this week of being one of the judges at the Colorado Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) event in Denver.  Over 3,300 high school students from all over the state descended on the new Gaylord Rockies Resort near Denver International airport.  I was judging "Intro to Public Speaking" and also "Impromptu Speaking".  Student...

April 25, 2019

Politics has always weighed heavily on decision making in nearly every arena.  However, our central banking system, and those of other countries, have made an effort to insulate financial policy making from the political passions of the day.  They also seek to utilize some of the best available minds to address the inherent instability of capitalist syste...

July 2, 2017

I was privileged to ride again this year in BikeMS Colorado as team leader for The Galloping Geese.  We fielded eight riders.  Two rode over 150 miles over two days, three of our team rode 125 miles and three took the one day, 30 mile option.  Our team has raised over $8,000 this year!  The event itself has nearly 3,000 riders with a goal of raising $3.6...

May 30, 2017

Last week I attended the AutoSens conference in Detroit.  AutoSens connects technologists in all disciplines of vehicle perception to network, collaborate, solve shared challenges and develop advanced driver-assistance system (ADAS) technologies more rapidly. The event brings together engineers from several engineering disciplines including automotive ima...

April 21, 2017

I had the privilege yesterday of being one of the judges at the Colorado Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) event in Vail.  3,800 attendees descend on Vail and you can't help but get a grin from the enthusiasm and talent shown by the students.

FBLA is a local, state and national organization for secondary students who are participating in busin...

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