On January 20th 2017, Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. On January 28th, Chinese began their celebration of the Year of the Rooster. In a festive nod to the Lunar New Year, … Continue reading Trump, China, and the “Year of the Rooster”: Something to Crow About? by Kim Dramer
Just a reminder that the post on Sunday, July 23 will be done by my friend and colleague, Kim Dramer. Kim is a talented writer and expert in Chinese art and archaeology. She has written a number of articles for … Continue reading Mittwoch Matinee
I ride the subway a lot. It’s how I get from the East Side to the West Side and all around the town. Lately, I’ve noticed ads promoting “Narcan” (naloxone hydrochloride). At first, I thought it was a treatment for … Continue reading Welcome to Narco World
I am happy to announce the first guest post on this site. The post on Sunday, July 23 will be done by my friend and colleague, Kim Dramer. Kim is a talented writer and expert in Chinese art and archaeology. … Continue reading Mittwoch Matinee
Today is this blog’s third anniversary. I have written a post every week for three years, which some would say is enough hot air to raise the Titanic. The topics have been far-ranging. Some posts were funny, others serious. Some … Continue reading Three Things I Have Learned
Data analytics, artificial intelligence, and robotics are all the rage right now. You find them in each part of the business cycle, from design to manufacturing, marketing, and consumption. The idea is to speed up that cycle–like putting clothes on … Continue reading Analyze This!
Some years ago when I taught Religious Studies at a university in California, I went into the office on a weekend to check my mail and ran into a colleague. She was senior to me and had trained at the … Continue reading The Idiocy Continues