Blane Jackson

Beware of the Keynesians

Economists come in two breeds, Austrians and Keynesians. Austrians want to understand the economy, Keynesians want to control the economy. Austrians strive to educate us

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Blane Jackson

The Cult of FileMaker

I just attended the FileMaker Developers Conference 2016, and it was an odd event indeed. To understand this statement, it’s necessary to understand a little

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Blane Jackson

Monopoly Deconstructed

I love the Parker Brothers* game Monopoly. That said, I think the game of Monopoly has done more to convince many Americans that free market

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Blane Jackson

Mad About Mad Men

What’s wrong with social roles? Social rolls make life so much easier. Men and women know what they’re supposed to do. There’s no ambiguity. The

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Blane Jackson

Where is Love?

“When you love someone, you’ve gotta trust them. There’s no other way. You’ve got to give them the key to everything that’s yours. Otherwise, what’s

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Blane Jackson

Microsoft Is Doomed

I’ve been worried for a while that Apple, without a strong-minded visionary like Steve Jobs, will eventually lose direction and become just another Sony or

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Beware of the Keynesians

Economists come in two breeds, Austrians and Keynesians. Austrians want to understand the economy, Keynesians

The Cult of FileMaker

I just attended the FileMaker Developers Conference 2016, and it was an odd event indeed.

Monopoly Deconstructed

I love the Parker Brothers* game Monopoly. That said, I think the game of Monopoly

Mad About Mad Men

What’s wrong with social roles? Social rolls make life so much easier. Men and women

Where is Love?

“When you love someone, you’ve gotta trust them. There’s no other way. You’ve got to

Microsoft Is Doomed

I’ve been worried for a while that Apple, without a strong-minded visionary like Steve Jobs,

Explaining the Thermostat

It is incomprehensible to me the number of people who do not understand the concept

The Bane of Unemployment

In a mans world, there’s nothing more emasculating than losing your job. In a society

The Joy of Fruit

As I’ve mention in a previous post, I’m dieting. The central focus of the diet

Apple’s Next Big Thing

Many of my friends and acquaintances, accused me of being an “Apple Fanboy” because of

One Year With My Ford Focus

It’s been about a year since the transmission died on my ten-year-old Honda Odyssey and

Suffering Through a Cold

I’ve been sick with a cold. Nothing too terrible, just a bad head cold. But

The Virtue of Earmarks

I saw the movie Lincoln over the weekend and I agree with the critics. It’s

Post Election Blues

Like so many Americans, I’ve been sulking. I’ve got a bad case of post-election blues.

Clean Your Plate?

I’m in the third week of a new diet. “Eating to Live” as outlined in