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Monthly Archives: July 2011
Old-time manufacturing professionals, like me, understand why cannibalism is not a good idea. No, not the “eat human flesh” type of cannibalism, I am referring to the practice of removing high-tech components (power supply, display, connector, etc.) from one product … Continue reading
Background Research A psychology experiment involving facial expressions produced a significant result. What Subjects Did Adult subjects repeated vowel sounds that forced their faces into various expressions. To mimic some of the characteristics of a smile, they made the long … Continue reading
Dumped My Landline Last year, I had my company’s landline phone removed and ported the office phone number to my Blackberry. Apparently, I wasn’t the only person doing this.
A person’s facial expression can convey a variety of emotions. For example, have you ever been in a crowded conference room, during a meeting, straining to understand highly-detailed PowerPoint slides delivered by a boring presenter?
Ever have a job that was so good and easy to do that you couldn’t believe you were getting paid to do it? Following one’s passion has career advantages and a mentor can certainly help. Back in the 1970s, I … Continue reading