Do You See the Forest from the Trees?

My mother loved Christmas Trees. Some of my earliest memories include her love for the intricacies of each ornament, the details of the strings of lights, and her attention to detail regarding how each item on the tree should be placed. As my mother got older, her...

The Cure to Zombie Syndrome: Add Brains

Recently I was using my phone to find a store and realized I was standing in front of the store I was trying to find. Literally standing right in front of it while looking for it on my phone. Wow. Ever have one of those moments? The ones where you’re using the...

Avoiding “Pizza Infrastructure”

To those that know Chicago, Giordano’s is an institution. The best stuffed pizza ANYWHERE. But that creates a problem for them, because these stuffed pizzas take a LONG time to bake. They’ve solved that problem though…well, kinda’ sorta’. If you call ahead and...

When Redactions Don’t Redact

UPDATES The press has widely reported on Paul Manafort’s attorneys’ failed attempt to redact sensitive information in a recent legal filing, allowing the press to uncover and publish the very information the attorneys intended to redact. The problem stemmed from the...