The 2017 Bruceb News Year In Review

The 2017 Bruceb News Year In Review

A year ago I wrote this prediction: “The word of the year for 2017 is “chaos.” Write it down, seal it in an envelope, open it up a year from now and see if I got it right.” I think I get full marks. (Although Dictionary.com chose “complicit” as the word of the year,...
Be Still, Your Beating Heart! Bruceb News Turns Twenty

Be Still, Your Beating Heart! Bruceb News Turns Twenty

I registered the domain name bruceb.com on September 11, 1997, exactly four days before the name google.com was registered. Some people believe Google has done more with its domain name than I have done with mine. They are tiny, bitter people. Pay them no heed. Twenty...
Bruceb Goes Off The Grid 08/14-08/20

Bruceb Goes Off The Grid 08/14-08/20

I will be on vacation and off the grid during the week of August 14th. I will not have cell phone service and at best might occasionally have an erratic and unreliable Internet connection, probably only at night. If you are a Bruceb Consulting client and need...

Twenty-Five Years Of Windows

Windows 3.1 was released on April 6, 1992. Happy 25th birthday! Computers ran MS-DOS 5.0 in 1992. Windows 3.1 was a separate program that ran on MS-DOS by typing WIN at a command line. There was no taskbar or Start button. Real work was still done in DOS based...

Modern Kaiseki And The Joy Of Cooking

Let me tell you about my dinner last Saturday. It was pretty special. It might give you some ideas about food and passion and family. A few months ago our son Andrew invited us to a kaiseki meal in San Francisco. The twist: instead of taking us to a fancy restaurant,...