The Roof Is The New Garage

I responded to a survey from SEMICON West. One of their questions was if I would recommend it (I rated likelihood a 10.) What I wrote: Tremendous amount to learn and money to save. I think the roof is the new garage. Families – dads & moms and their little ones – will be collaborating on energy solutions AND transport solutions, based on what I … Continue reading The Roof Is The New Garage

Bridging Generational Gaps 1 (On Unlived American Dreams)

There are many as yet unlived American dreams.  Enjoyment of true freedom, of full work, of a safe home.  Enjoyment of even breathing room – or of each other – eludes us in too many ways. Industries like the prison pipeline and the genetically modified food pipeline lay to waste our most precious resource: you and I. The end result from this caliber of direction: … Continue reading Bridging Generational Gaps 1 (On Unlived American Dreams)

On Capitalism (Updated)

1 update to this post: “Brand” Cultivation – a perfect example of an idea with vestiges of slavery and inhumanity to it, requiring a collective (meaning all of us) embrace of more suitable language Originally published June 17th 2015 at Howwedoubledown.wordpress.com Capitalism is indeed an economic development and way with elements and principles which emphasize growth and cultivation. Our challenge today is discovering, distilling and … Continue reading On Capitalism (Updated)

Cleaning Up

Taggin #theFDA and #theFCC ( there was a Black guy heading there, too – one of Gen Powell's sons, Michael his name maybe – but I might be white; admittedly I ain't sure I've ever seen my mother's face) and #theDeptofJustice and #HomelandSecurity and get help from #theNationalOrgOnWomenNOW and #BlackGirlsCode and #SisterOutsider and #bellhooks and @ A photo posted by U S (@uzsmalls) on Jun … Continue reading Cleaning Up

Continuing aDult Education is Fiber, Guys! (c,d,e,f,g)

Heard recently that, though only 2% of the so-called “body” ‘s mass, the brain’s workings are responsible for 25% of our calories burned. Wishing you all, the world over, clean fuel and clear hearts and true facts and sound reason – and not ANY less. “The 37 Best Websites To Learn Something New”~>@kristynazdot on Medium Continue reading Continuing aDult Education is Fiber, Guys! (c,d,e,f,g)

Twitter as an educational tool – “#Or a desk”

January 13, 2015 Hey Joel – It was a pleasure to meet you yesterday. As I mentioned, I have put a ton of thought into ways Twitter can grow. As a person who cares deeply about the empowerment and education of youth, I believe your service can become even more relevant in the lives of users everywhere. Twitter seems to me to truly want the … Continue reading Twitter as an educational tool – “#Or a desk”

ARRange (Range, Arrange, A Range)

I will likely annotate these (flesh these out, un-(Tu?)pac these ideas, Tavis Smiley might say) on How We Double Down if I meet a real friend today. I am truly at the end of my rope. Beyond that, the idea that it’s a mental hospital or a sleeping bag and concrete (or the shelter with guilty celebs) with the pain i’m in is odious enough … Continue reading ARRange (Range, Arrange, A Range)