I don’t know Zuckerberg and I have yet to see the movie. My sense of him was that he was rather unsophisticated in financial matters (and certainly legal ones). But now that I understand the “100 million dollar donation”, my opinion has changed. Continue reading
Category Archives: Making a difference
These are organization that I support and are making a difference.
Happy Memorial day! Would you like chicken or steak?
Please read this op-ed by Bob Herbert. I could not have said it better. Frankly, I think we deserve everything we are about to get but do our children and their children deserve it? If they survive and I really mean this question, they will hate us for what we did to their future by our shameful greed, neglect, ignorance and laziness. Continue reading
How rich are you?
This post is about giving. I just found this site. It shows you where you stand with respect to the world population. The link above hopefully will encourage all of you that read this post to give more than you are comfortable with. We all have so much more than most of the people on the earth. Continue reading
My plan for peace in the middle east: Make Jordan a sucess
It is simple: Make Jordan a great success. Arab’s need a role model of success. While Israel’s economic, scientific and cultural successes should demonstrate what is possible in the region, it in fact does the opposite. So it is simple. Let us all help make Jordan a great success. I have just provided some support … Continue reading
Can I be an honorary woman?
No I don’t mean that I want to cross dress although I have to say my calves looked pretty good the one time I tried on my wife’s red patent leather pumps and I do think I might be the original metro sexual. But this post is about something else. There is a Jewish concept called … Continue reading
Bottled Water: A Trumph of Marketing
It is time to tap your tap ( Tap your Tap). My wife and I are trying to get off of bottled water which as you must know cost about three times as much as gas, is terrible for the environment and does nothing special for our bodies that tap water can not do (and maybe … Continue reading
Hey buddy can you spare a life?
I just read something extremely inspiring that I want to share. Please read the article in Newsweek about Mikkel Vestergaard. This Danish man focused his creativity on developing simple products that save lives in African on a grand scale. The article tells of the development of a LifeStraw which is a $3 gadget that lets … Continue reading
Silicon Valley Values
There is an interesting article in the San Jose Mercury here. I contrasts the low level of charitable giving in the Valley compared to the LA area. The Valley was second to last while LA was first. For those of us who are active in charitable organization and who have tried to raise money in … Continue reading
Friedman’s right: It is not about YOU
Check out what Thomas Friedman said below. I totally agree with him. We have a serious problem folks so stop looking in the mirror and do something because it is not about YOU, it is about your children and their children and maybe the human race. December 22, 2006 Op-Ed Columnist And … Continue reading
Smart Grid (benifit of BPL)
For the las four and a half years I have been on the board (and very active with) an amazing company called Current Technology Group. We use the same distribution system that brings electricity into your home to provided broadband services. Recently we entered into a business relationship with TXU (a major power utility) to provided … Continue reading