Archive for February, 2007

what vs. how in project management

Thursday, February 22nd, 2007

how many people reading this have had managers of some ilk who made them feel under-respected? i’ve seen plenty of these. they’re usually trying to be helpful, and keep a project on track, (at least, i’ll give them that benefit of the doubt), but instead erode morale. first, why does morale matter? because people who […]

the wisdom of sexy robots

Wednesday, February 14th, 2007

a friend loaned me Venom, a book of Hajime Sorayama’s work, (march 2004, ISBN: 4-7661-1446-9), at a very opportune time in my thinking. this is the guy best known for his sexy robots. it’s filled with newer paintings, a quick look at his first professional illustrations, and there’s even a section where he goes over […]

inky fish in the morning. three speeds beyond good and evil.

Tuesday, February 13th, 2007

i discovered i thought, “what the hell?” and decided i would try reading Nietzsche three mornings a week. not much. it doesn’t take longer than a regular email and response, and probably fires my mind up better than coffee, oatmeal, or a cigarette. i’ve only ever tried one of those. i’ve clawed my way […]