I’ve created HipHip.app to help you gather memories and kudos from far-flung friends and family. It’s really easy to create a Group Card, and invite friends and family to sign. You get keepsake videos, testimonials and notes; HipHip does all the collection for you. Create a Card. All you do is head over to hiphip.app, create a card by answering a few questions: Customize Your Card. Great! Your card is now created. You get a…

I have an old private blog from more than a decade ago that I’m shutting down. It was basically a semi-private journal, related to the construction of our home. It has a lot of useful photographs for me on it — i.e., in-progress construction shots, design inspiration shots, sketches and renderings, plumbing and electrical rough-ins, etc. I wanted to archive them. I tried a few free tools to download the images. I found various freeware…

I am noting for my future self that yesterday, Sunday March 22, 2020, was the day that my mood shifted fairly markedly from gloomy about the mid-term 3-9 month window to optimistic. SHORT TERM (0-2 months) things will get tougher, and media gloom will accelerate as the wave now hits NYC. From a life and death, risk and economic standpoint, there is much pain ahead of us to endure. But mid-term (3-9 months) to long-term…

In the age of simplicity, nuance is a liability, not a strength Senator Elizabeth Warren has suspended her campaign. With comparatively more realistic and detailed plans and the talent to explain them, she should have easily beaten Senator Bernie Sanders for the hearts and minds of the progressive left wing of the party. But she didn’t. Why not? Was it sexism alone, or was more at work? Warren Wasn’t My Preferred Candidate First, I should…