Archive for October 17th, 2013

October 17th, 2013 - 11:38 pm § in Science, The Ave Scene

Welcome to Seattle, How Mulally was chosen ….

The Inside Scoop on Alan Mulally …. Alan Mulally’s selection as CEO of Microsoft occurred only after directors on Microsoft’s CEO search committee approached internal candidates and at least eight outsiders. The Wall Street Journal reported that the outsiders included  candidate[...]

October 17th, 2013 - 12:17 pm § in Misc.

Read The Great Books: Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe was buried in Nigeria, last June. Have you read his books?  He is one of my favorites.  I will miss him.[...]

October 17th, 2013 - 11:34 am § in Misc., The Ave Scene

Balmer Blues: Windows 8.1 … C-.

Microsoft’s release of 8.1 is a near failure. The biggest single issue for most users was the Start Menu … IT IS STILL NOT THERE! C- is a generous score! What Balmer’s buddies did is insulting to users who wanted the Start Menu to .. START PROGRAMS! Instead the bunglers at MS have [...]

October 17th, 2013 - 9:52 am § in Politics

What will Washington’s DEMOCRATS Do About Cruz?

The far right of the Republican party, what I call the Repricans, refer to moderate Republicans as Rhinos.  After Crus, it seems to me the Dems need to make that label stick! Two Washington Republican Congressmen (the Repricans still have not figured out the gender issue) live and run in districts[...]

October 17th, 2013 - 4:58 am § in Politics

Peace Proaganda from Israel


October 17th, 2013 - 12:11 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Science, The Ave Scene

GMO Discovery Awarded World Food Prize

While Voters Here Must Decide on Initiative 522 to Require Labeling Any Genetically Engineered Food, three Monsanto scientists, Marc Van Montagu, Rob Fraley, and Mary Dell Chilton received this year’s prestigious Norman Borlaug Lecture and World Food Prize, Thursday, Oct. 17 in Iowa.  They r[...]