About life in the last third / Avram's Past / Health Care / Sommetrics

How I have spent the last four years…and why it might be important to you

  Next month, I will turn 72 years old. It is hard for me to imagine that it was almost 18 years ago when I left my position at Intel as Vice President of Corporate Business Development. I was just 54 at the time. My objective was not to retire but to rewire. For many … Continue reading

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10 Predictions for the Computer Industry for 2014

I decided that this year I would write up my own ten predictions. I should also say that as a technologist in my core, I often see things happening much earlier that they really happen. It is sort of the opposite of the sign on your cars side mirror which reads “objects may appear further away then they actually are”. Continue reading

About life in the last third / Avram's Past

Avram Miller, what are you doing these days?

This is going to be a difficult blog post to write.  Normally, I write about things I understand pretty well – such as the present, past and future of technology.  Sometimes, I write about subjects where I have strong opinions such as the Israeli/Palestinian conflict or our the dysfunctional USA government.  Often, I write about … Continue reading

About life in the last third

What happens when a frozen egg meets a frozen sperm

I just read a wonderful article about a 35 year old woman that froze 70 of her eggs. Evidently, it cost her $50,000 but it is an insurance policy that will allow her to have children in her 40’s even later. Now she does not have to make some bad choices about having a child with someone she does not really love. She points out that this is way of achieving more equality with men even economic equality. I have never thought of it that way but I think this is an important point. Continue reading