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Book Review: Company

Company, by Max Barry After writing two novels [1] dealing with real companies before which he had to write abject disclaimer notices begging the companies not to sue him for the ridiculous and over-the-top activities that he wrote about, Max … Continue reading

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Noticing

I do not ordinary consider myself a particularly observant person.  To be sure, hypervigilance is a part of my repertoire, but as someone who has a lot on my mind I tend to be fairly distracted often by my own … Continue reading

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The Other Side Of Outsourcing

Often one reads of the way that so many tasks are outsourced and the way that companies feel that they can have tasks done by others for cheaper than they can do it for themselves, but often the practical outcome … Continue reading

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A Hidden Cost Of Regulation

As I comment on from time to time [1], I work as a data scientist for an insurance broker that hardly anyone has ever heard of.  In recent months I have been made responsible for processing commissions not only for … Continue reading

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Game Show

Yesterday a couple of my coworkers were telling me about an online game show app where people answer a series of twelve questions in search of real money.  I looked up the game and found out that a version of … Continue reading

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The Wages Of Him Who Is Hired

When we look at the biblical laws in the first five books of the Bible, we often see laws that are not obviously relevant to our own lives and to our own experience.  Most of us do not prepare sacrifices … Continue reading

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Book Review: Supply Chain Strategy

Supply Chain Strategy, by Edward H. Frazelle As someone who is fond of reading and thinking about the study of logistics [1], I figured that I would like this book, and I did.  Logistics has often been looked down upon … Continue reading

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Book Review: The High Climber Of Dark Water Bay

The High Climber Of Dark Water Bay, by Caroline Arden [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Edelweiss/Ingram Publisher Services.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] How far would you be willing to go to be wanted … Continue reading

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A Response To The Note Left On My Windshield By An Anonymous Coworker

Being somewhat distracted this evening as I was heading out for a yummy Taco Tuesday, I did not notice the note that was in my windshield until I was nearly at dinner.  When I arrived, I picked up the note … Continue reading

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Evaluation Reports

[Note:  I wrote this originally some time ago, and humorously enough the evaluation reports are coming around again after being in abeyance, making this post relevant once again, given my feelings on the subject which have not changed.] Earlier this … Continue reading

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