Posts by Matt Healey

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The Snap: There have been a few stories recently about unacceptable treatment of women in India. Several women have been attacked and gang raped. This can not be tolerated and apparently there are protests in India over ...

GENDER IMBALANCES ALWAYS LEAD TO PROBLEMS

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The Snap: There have been a few stories recently about unacceptable treatment of women in India. Several women have been attacked and gang raped. This can not be tolerated and apparently there are protests in India over this. Fortunately this kind of behavior would not be tolerated here in the U.S. The Download: The ill [&hellip
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The Snap: Tweet: "@matteastwood: Naked-Image Scanners to Be Removed From U.S. Airports http://t.co/Xe5taWNv via @BloombergNews" The Download: I think we all can agree that the TSA is a disaster. The regulations are ...

COMMENT ON A TWEET #5

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The Snap: Tweet: “@matteastwood: Naked-Image Scanners to Be Removed From U.S. Airports http://t.co/Xe5taWNv via @BloombergNews” The Download: I think we all can agree that the TSA is a disaster. The regulations are messed up and ineffective. The bans on e-readers during takeoff and landing makes no sense, as has been discussed
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The Snap: A while ago I posted that the NRA argument against the assault weapons ban did not make sense. I suspect that the evangelical christian party of god will have a problem with this. The problem is that a ban is ...

STIFFER PENALTIES FOR GUN OFFENSES ARE ALSO NEEDED

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The Snap: A while ago I posted that the NRA argument against the assault weapons ban did not make sense. I suspect that the evangelical christian party of god will have a problem with this. The problem is that a ban is only part of the solution. We can talk about mental health, background checks [&hellip
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The Snap: Tweet: "@financialnewz: APPLE HEADED FOR PROFIT DROP? http://t.co/IMAxGCIs #business" The Download: Apple shares have fallen from over $700 to closing at one point this past week at under $500. Clearly ...

COMMENT ON A TWEET #4

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The Snap: Tweet: “@financialnewz: APPLE HEADED FOR PROFIT DROP? http://t.co/IMAxGCIs #business” The Download: Apple shares have fallen from over $700 to closing at one point this past week at under $500. Clearly investors think that there are real problems at Apple. Personally, I suspect this is simply the natural evolution of
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The Snap: I have been back in the U.S. for a few weeks now and have come to a realization. My god we are fat. This not limited to either gender, race or age. The Download: The number of obese people that I have seen ...

OMG WE ARE FAT

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The Snap: I have been back in the U.S. for a few weeks now and have come to a realization. My god we are fat. This not limited to either gender, race or age. The Download: The number of obese people that I have seen in the last week is huge. 35% of Americans are [&hellip
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The Snap: There has been a lot of talk about what the correct response should be to escalating gun violence in the U.S. Having lived in a country that has little to no violence, I can say eliminating gun violence is ...

THE NRA ARGUMENT AGAINST THE ASSAULT WEAPONS BAN IS BULLSHIT

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The Snap: There has been a lot of talk about what the correct response should be to escalating gun violence in the U.S. Having lived in a country that has little to no violence, I can say eliminating gun violence is possible. It will require steps that both the left and the right hate, but [&hellip
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The Snap: Tweet: "@phayden: VMware's purchase of Nicira is looking pretty good - especially with Juniper's own #SDN strategy http://t.co/8AXfWdsY" The Download: The problem with VMWare's purchase was the valuation. ...

COMMENT ON A TWEET #3

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The Snap: Tweet: “@phayden: VMware’s purchase of Nicira is looking pretty good – especially with Juniper’s own #SDN strategy http://t.co/8AXfWdsY” The Download: The problem with VMWare’s purchase was the valuation. I think they paid too much, not Leo Appotecker too much, after all they did not spend 10%
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The Snap: Tweet: "@cmyzhang: Never underestimate the power of a community. I say #msft is doing it right. #seaspc #SharePoint2013 #sharethepoint" The Download: I used to work with Chris Zhang. She was on my team covering ...

COMMENT ON A TWEET #2

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The Snap: Tweet: “@cmyzhang: Never underestimate the power of a community. I say #msft is doing it right. #seaspc #SharePoint2013 #sharethepoint” The Download: I used to work with Chris Zhang. She was on my team covering application software in APeJ (Asia Pacific excluding Japan). She is an excellent analyst who really underst
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The Snap: Religion and the Suburban/Rural family. These are what the right tends to refer to as traditional institutions. I suspect that we are in the beginning of a period of decline for these institutions. I have come ...

TRADITIONAL INSTITUTIONS ARE CRUMBLING AND THIS IS A POSITIVE DEVELOPMENT

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The Snap: Religion and the Suburban/Rural family. These are what the right tends to refer to as traditional institutions. I suspect that we are in the beginning of a period of decline for these institutions. I have come to this conclusion  based on several things that have happened that I think show a fundamental shift [&hellip
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