Pace of Innovation

Our ability to be productive is the most critical metric that determines quality of life. It’s a fundamental measurement of how the economy is doing, identifys where we are stagnating, and shows where the biggest gains are. There are many factors that go into improving productivity – capital investment in tooling, factories and better software, […]


This month has started with the large project of replacing the flooring in the upstairs of the house. The old oak strips were squeaky, splintered, worn down and nailed with damaging spiral framing nails (from a previous owner trying to fix squeaks). Having those floors has resulted in a few splinters and lots of sock […]