The American Physical Society has a newspaper call the APS News. Each issue, there is a one page opinion piece at the end written by different authors titled “The Back Page”. It covers various items, but this last one, written by Neil Johnson titled “New Terrorism Reveals New Physics” contains a lot to think about. Continue reading “Physics Helps Stop Terrorism”Share This:
In my last post, I wrote about what I’d learned about fee structures as I set up a Crowdfunding campaign to help a buddy in need. In this post, I’ll share what I’ve learned now that I’ve run a full campaign. This is stuff I wish I’d known before I started. This can also be used as a How-To for those that will be setting up campaigns of their own. Let’s press on…. Continue reading “Crowdfunding, part II – What I’ve Learned”Share This:
So, a buddy of mine had a bad motorcycle accident. He was riding in Sunnyvale and a driver took him out. Two broken legs, and pins in both hips. Life is very challenging for him now. Anyway, he’s the Jack-Of-All-Trades at my kids’ schools (Portola Valley School District). As we live in a wealthy area, I thought I’d set up a crowdfunding site to help him with the financial challenges that face him. Turns out that being nice costs….. And if you’re not careful, it’s much more than you’d expect. Continue reading “Crowdsource Fundraising. Fees and fees and fees!”Share This:
I’ve been a new Mini Cooper owner since October 2002. For those in the US, this makes me an “old timer” of the New Mini experience. Continue reading “Helping Motoring Alliance, a new Mini Forum, Grow”Share This:
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