Category Archives: Learning

Celebrating Memorial Day 2022 with Nature

Covid Deaths in U.S.:  1,001,313         Get Vaccinated! Stop the War in Ukraine! Memorial Day “dawned” gray and rainy (like most of the last six months). I enticed my bride into taking a drive to Sequim, WA, which resides in … Continue reading

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Commonplace Book

Somewhere in the last couple of years I came across the idea of commonplace books. “Commonplace books (or commonplaces) are a way to compile knowledge, usually by writing information into books. They have been kept from antiquity, and were kept particularly during the Renaissance and … Continue reading

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Lifelong Learning

Covid Deaths in U.S.:  966,000         Get Vaccinated! Stop the War in Ukraine! After two years of reading a lot of escapist mystery novels to survive Covid isolation, I decided it was time to get back to learning. I’ve … Continue reading

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Innovating with GPT-3

Day 291 of Self Quarantine      Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  333,000   GA Vote!! I am in the process of writing my second book – Know Now.  I had planned for this to be a traditional book aimed at … Continue reading

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Observe, Don’t Ask. Show, Don’t Tell. Part 6

Day 287 of Self Quarantine      Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  326,000   GA Vote!! While collaborating with a colleague this week who is pivoting his product to support teams of corporate analysts, he asked me if I could give … Continue reading

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Observe, Don’t Ask. Show, Don’t Tell. Part 5

Day 281 of Self Quarantine      Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  311,000   GA Vote!! In the first blog post in this “Observe, Don’t Ask” series, I shared an “ah hah” moment about the use of video ethnography in the … Continue reading

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Observe, Don’t Ask. Show, Don’t Tell. Part 4

Day 278 of Self Quarantine      Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  301,000   GA Vote!! When I first encounter a new environment to observe and I am able to observe with “beginner mind” one of the challenges is to understand … Continue reading

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Annotating Zoom Meetings with Otter.ai

Day 276 of Self Quarantine      Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  298,000   GA Vote!! Several times a year I meet with members of the University of Washington at Bothell Computing and Software Systems (CSS) Technical Advisory Board.  Due to … Continue reading

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Lifelet: A Gift of the Pandemic

Day 269 of Self Quarantine      Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  281,000   GA Vote!! Three days a week two of our grand daughters show up for a day at Grandma Jamie’s remote online school.  I get to help with … Continue reading

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Good Notes 5 – Surprised by Joy Some More

Day 218 of Self Quarantine  Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  219,000   VOTE!! Certain to Win: The Strategy of John Boyd Applied to Business by Chet Richards is one of the books that Professor David Socha and I are referencing for our … Continue reading

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