Monthly Archives: March 2018

What Roseanne can teach us

Roseanne Barr is back again, this time with a reboot of her iconic,¬†eponymous television show “Roseanne.” It is 2018, so everything that has ever held any kind of cultural significance is being rebooted in a desperate attempt to cash in on the ever growing nostalgia industry. Unlike most reboots, though, Roseanne’s is worthy of the […]

Privacy, politics and Facebook data

The year was 2008, and the country was in the midst of a presidential election that would eventually hand the White House to Barack Obama. One area of that campaign in particular — Obama’s use of digital campaigning — seemed to gain more attention in political circles than others. He spent more money on it. […]

A third way on net neutrality?

This fall, my son decided to participate in the speech and debate club at his school, his father beaming with pride. To help encourage him, I also volunteered as a judge. Throughout the year, I had a neat opportunity to watch kids from area schools construct arguments for and against topics, and watch how they […]

A letter to my newest daughter

A little over three years ago, I unknowingly started a tradition of writing letters to my children as they arrived in this world. First was your older brother, Owen. Next came your sister, Aim√©e. Now it is your turn. You’ll find that your father is kind of like this. He is a sentimental creature. It […]